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Health Insurance - Access to and Coverage of Specialty Drugs - Definition

Sponsored by:

Senator Mathias


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Altering the definition of "specialty drug" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing access to specialty drugs through certain pharmacies so as to include a drug designated as a limited distribution drug, a drug that is not available in an oral or self-administered formulation, or a drug that requires special handling above and beyond refrigeration or patient counseling; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Mathias
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1183
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2019
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Consumer Price Index
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Managed Care Organizations -see also- Health Maint Orgs
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Statutes:Article - Insurance
(15-847, 15-847.1)

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March 7, 2018 12:05 P.M.