Article - Health - General
(a) Except for a drug or device for which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a black box warning, the Program and the Maryland Children’s Health Program may not apply a prior authorization requirement for a contraceptive drug or device that is:
(1) (i) An intrauterine device; or
(ii) An implantable rod;
(2) Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; and
(3) Obtained under a prescription written by an authorized prescriber.
(b) The Program and the Maryland Children’s Health Program shall provide coverage for a single dispensing to an enrollee of a supply of prescription contraceptives for a 12–month period.
(c) The Program and the Maryland Children’s Health Program shall provide coverage for services rendered to an enrollee by a licensed pharmacist under § 12–511 of the Health Occupations Article, to the same extent as services rendered by any other licensed health care practitioner, in screening an enrollee and prescribing contraceptives for the enrollee.