2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Thomas
Preferred Drug List - Emergency Meds. (language only)

Item 325 #29h

Item 325 #29h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 322, line 56, after "ZZ.", insert "1."
Page 323, after line 23, insert:
"2. The Preferred Drug List program shall include criteria allowing for a 72-hour supply of the prescribed drug to be covered, in an emergency, without prior authorization and a dispensing fee shall be paid to the pharmacy for such supply."

(This amendment adds language setting forth criteria for the design of the Medicaid Preferred Drug List program to allow for a limited supply of an individual's prescription to be covered in an emergency.)