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SB 1360: Alternative Treatments to Controlled Substances


Alternative Treatments to Controlled Substances; Requiring a practitioner who prescribes controlled substances to recommend specified alternative treatments for chronic nonmalignant pain before prescribing a controlled substance to a patient; requiring certain insurance policies to provide coverage for a minimum number of visits to alternative treatment providers for the treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/25/2019 Senate • Filed
    3/4/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 135
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 135
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 1360, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/25/2019 at 9:12 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1073 Health Care Practitioner Prescribing Practices Plasencia Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing. Page 2 (pdf)
    627.413 Contents of policies, in general; identification. Page 4 (pdf)

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