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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: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • 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
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Banking and Insurance

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  • SB 696, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/29/2019 at 9:49 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 561 Prescription Drug Coverage Altman Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee
    H 7045 (e1) Prescription Drug Price Transparency Health Market Reform Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Banking and Insurance

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    627.42394 Page 3 (pdf)
    627.6404 Page 6 (pdf)
    627.64742 Page 6 (pdf)
    627.6699 Employee Health Care Access Act. Page 7 (pdf)
    641.31 Health maintenance contracts. Page 9 (pdf)
    641.3157 Page 12 (pdf)

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