By Daylina Miller | Health News Florida

No law in Florida prevents health insurance companies from changing the cost of a patient’s prescription drugs -or from dropping coverage all together of that drug – in the middle of a 12-month contract.

But a bill filed in the Florida legislature forces insurers to stick by those contracts.

Last October, just before her next delivery of mail order asthma medication, Tampa resident Helen Almack got a notice from her insurance company she wasn’t prepared for.