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CS/HB 559: Prescription Drug Utilization Management

GENERAL BILL by Health Market Reform Subcommittee ; Massullo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Duran ; Geller ; Toledo

Prescription Drug Utilization Management; Requires health insurers & pharmacy benefit managers to offer online prior authorization process; prohibits health insurers & health maintenance organizations from requiring insureds & subscribers to repeat step therapy protocols; provides that new health insurers & health maintenance organizations may impose prior authorization requirement for continued coverage.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Appropriations Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2019 House • Filed
2/6/2019 House • Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 66
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 66
3/15/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 3:30 pm, Mashburn Hall
3/19/2019 House • CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 480
3/21/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 474
3/22/2019 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 488
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations Committee