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House Bill 1325

House Bill 1325

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB1325 (Updated April 14, 2005 11:42 am - DI 84)

Medicaid prescription drugs. Allows the office of Medicaid policy and planning (office) to provide a prescription drug benefit in the Medicaid risk based managed care program. Allows a managed care provider contract or provider agreement to include a prescription drug program. Prohibits requiring prior authorization for certain mental health drugs in the risk based managed care program. Establishes the mental health quality advisory committee. Allows the office to place restrictions on the certain prescription drugs under specified circumstances. Extends the prescription drug advisory committee (committee) and the members' terms to December 31, 2007. Requires the committee to make recommendations before September 1, 2005, to the secretary of the office of the secretary of family and social services (secretary)and the governor concerning redesigning the prescription drug program (program) to not conflict with the federal Medicare prescription drug benefit program. Allows the secretary to: (1) implement the committee's recommendations; (2) complete federal applications; and (3) enroll eligible individuals in the state program and the federal Medicare prescription drug benefit.
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