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Senate Bill 0471

Senate Bill 0471

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF SB 471 (Updated April 29, 2001 6:53 PM - DI 98)

Health. Provides that a Medicaid recipient may not be restricted access to a prescription drug for mental illness. Adds a psychiatrist to the controlled substances advisory committee. Requires the controlled substances advisory committee to review the records maintained by the central repository for controlled substances designated by the state police department regarding the prescribing of stimulant medications to children. Requires the report to contain specified information and to be filed with the legislative council, governor, and medical licensing board not later than December 1, 2001. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to report to the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight by March 1, 2003, regarding the cost effectiveness of unrestricted access to mental illness drugs.
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