IN SB0153 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-06 - Senator Ford J.D. added as coauthor
Pending: Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Pharmacist contraceptive prescriptions. Allows pharmacists who meet certain requirements to prescribe and dispense hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives (contraceptives). Establishes requirements for pharmacists who prescribe and dispense contraceptives. Requires the Indiana board of pharmacy (board) to adopt rules. Requires health plans to provide coverage for contraceptives and certain services. Establishes an exception for nonprofit religious employers. Requires the board to issue an annual report to the legislative council.

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Pharmacist contraceptive prescriptions.



2023-02-06SenateSenator Ford J.D. added as coauthor
2023-02-06SenateSenator Becker added as second author
2023-01-09SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services
2023-01-09SenateAuthored by Senator Charbonneau


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