Health Care Coverage: Substance Use Disorders

SB-854

session 2019-2020
priority Standard
Author Beall
position Support
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Would prohibit a mental health plan or insurer from imposing prior authorization requirements or step therapy requirements before authorizing coverage for FDA-approved prescriptions for medication-assisted treatment of substance use disorders  and would place the FDA- approved medications for treatment of substance use disorders on the lowest cost-sharing tier.