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SB 696: Prescription Drug Coverage

GENERAL BILL by Mayfield

Prescription Drug Coverage; Requiring individual and group health insurers to provide notice of prescription drug formulary changes to current and prospective insureds and the insureds’ treating physicians; specifying requirements for a notice of medical necessity submitted by the treating physician; requiring insurers to apply certain reductions in out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs toward an insured’s cost-sharing obligation; requiring health maintenance organizations to provide notice of prescription drug formulary changes to current and prospective subscribers and the subscribers’ treating physicians, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 Senate - Introduced -SJ 53
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/29/2019 Senate • Filed
11/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 53
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 53