HB 561 -  Prescription Drug Coverage

by Altman
Requires individual & group health insurers & HMOs to provide notice of prescription drug formulary changes; specifies requirements for notice of medical necessity submitted by treating physicians; specifies coverage requirement & restrictions on coverage modification by insurers & HMOs receiving such notice; requires insurers & HMOs to maintain record of formulary changes; requires small employer carriers to comply with requirements for prescription drug formulary changes; requires insurers & HMOs to apply reductions in out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs toward cost-sharing obligations.
Effective Date: July 1, 2020
Last Event: Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee on Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:00 AM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Health Market Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/14/2020 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/14/2020 - 11:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Health Market Reform Subcommittee Time: 11/15/2019 - 10:49 AM Member: Committee: Health Market Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 11/15/2019 - 10:49 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 11/15/2019 - 10:49 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee Time: 11/15/2019 - 10:49 AM Member: Committee: Health Market Reform Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 11/06/2019 - 4:46 PM Member: Altman Committee: Version: __