HB1233 (CH0317)

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2014 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Step Therapy or Fail-First Protocol

Sponsored by:

Delegate Bromwell


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 317

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to work with payors and providers to attain benchmarks for overriding a payor's step therapy or fail-first protocol; requiring the benchmarks to include, on or before July 1, 2015, establishment by a specified payor of a process for a provider to override the step therapy or fail-first protocol of the payor; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Bromwell, Cullison, Frank, Hubbard, Kach, Kipke, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Reznik, Szeliga, Tarrant, V. Turner, Costa, Donoghue, Elliott, Hammen, Krebs, McDonough, Murphy, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, and Ready
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0622
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Commission
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

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