HB 1439: Prior Authorization for Prescription Drugs and Medical Services
GENERAL BILL by Skidmore
Prior Authorization for Prescription Drugs and Medical Services; Removes provisions requiring prior authorization forms to be approved by FSC; requires health insurers & pharmacy benefit managers to establish online prior authorization process beginning on specified date; requires prior authorization requests to be made online beginning on specified date; requires health insurers & pharmacy benefit managers to make certain information accessible on their websites; prohibits health insurers & pharmacy benefit managers from implementing requirements or restrictions on prior authorization requests unless certain requirements are met; provides timeframes for decisions by health insurers & pharmacy benefits managers on prior authorization requests.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Referred to Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
• Died in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
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