2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Garrett
Medicaid Preferred Drug List Exclusion for Anti-Seizure Drugs (language only)

Item 301 #16h

Item 301 #16h

Health and Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 261, line 6, strike "and".
Page 261, line 8, after "effective", insert:
"and (vii) appropriate exclusions for medications used in the treatment of epilepsy, including medications used in the treatment of individuals with a diagnosis of seizure disorder".

(This amendment adds to existing budget language directing the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee to recommend to the Department of Medical Assistance Services certain exclusions for medications subject to the Medicaid Preferred Drug List. Language would include an exclusion for medications used to treat epilepsy, including medications used to treat individuals with the diagnosis of seizure disorder.)