HB 2251 Accident & sickness insurance; insurers to institute prescription drug utilization review program.
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Summary as introduced:
Prescription drug utilization review programs.  Requires any health insurer, subscription plan or health maintenance organization with a policy that includes prescription drug coverage to institute a prescription drug utilization review program, pursuant to which it is required to conduct a prospective drug review before it approves coverage for a new prescription. The review shall involve screening for drug interactions, incorrect dosage, and other potential drug therapy problems. If the review indicates that a potential drug therapy problem may exist, it shall not approve coverage for the new prescription until it notifies the covered individual and his pharmacist of the potential problem.

Full text:
01/11/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 050908232  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/11/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 050908232
01/11/05  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/05  House: Tabled in Commerce and Labor (21-Y 0-N)