SB 528 (2021) -  Health Insurance Prior Authorization

by Harrell
Prohibiting health maintenance organizations from excluding coverage for certain cancer treatment drugs; specifying requirements for, and restrictions on, health insurers and pharmacy benefits managers relating to prior authorization information, requirements, restrictions, and changes; requiring health insurers to provide and disclose procedures for insureds to request exceptions to step-therapy protocols; prohibiting health maintenance organizations from imposing an additional prior authorization requirement with respect to certain surgical or invasive procedures or certain items, etc.
Effective Date: 01/01/2022
Last Event: 04/30/21 S Died in Banking and Insurance on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

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  • Banking and Insurance
  • Health Policy
  • Appropriations

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Banking and Insurance Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Banking and Insurance Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 72 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 72 Time: 01/21/2021 - 9:44 AM Member: Committee: Banking and Insurance Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/11/2021 - 1:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: __