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CS/CS/CS/SB 1180: Prescription Drug Formulary Consumer Protection

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Health Policy ; Banking and Insurance ; Mayfield ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Harrell

Prescription Drug Formulary Consumer Protection; Requiring insurers issuing individual or group health insurance policies to provide certain notices to current and prospective insureds, and the insureds’ treating physicians, within a certain timeframe before the effective date of any change to a prescription drug formulary during a policy year; requiring small employer carriers to comply with certain requirements for any change to a prescription drug formulary under the health benefit plan; requiring health maintenance organizations to provide certain notices to current and prospective subscribers, and the subscribers’ treating physicians, within a certain timeframe before the effective date of any change to a prescription drug formulary during a contract year, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/18/2019 Senate • Filed
2/28/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Rules -SJ 122
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 122
3/13/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/18/19, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/18/2019 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 256
3/20/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Health Policy
3/21/2019 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 261
4/3/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 04/08/19, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/8/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 343
4/10/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS/CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 344
4/18/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/23/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
4/23/2019 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 1 -SJ 451
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19 -SJ 496
4/24/2019 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 453
4/25/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 489
• Amendment(s) adopted (636826) -SJ 492
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 492
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/26/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 575
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 575
4/26/2019 House • In Messages
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Messages