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SB23-033

Medicaid Preauthorization Exemption

Concerning prior authorization exemption for medicaid coverage of medications treating serious mental illness.
Session:
2023 Regular Session
Subject:
Human Services
Bill Summary

Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Behavioral Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems. The bill prohibits the department of health care policy and financing from imposing prior authorization, step therapy, and fail first requirements for medicaid coverage of a prescription drug, as indicated on federally approved labels, to treat serious mental health disorders.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. R. Fields, Sen. R. Rodriguez
Rep. J. Amabile

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