KY SB5 | 2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Introduced on January 2 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-03 - to Health & Welfare (S)
Pending: Senate Health and Welfare Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Summary

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to directly administer all outpatient pharmacy benefits; prohibit renewal or negotiation of new contracts to provide Medicaid managed care that allow administration of outpatient benefits by any entity but the Department for Medicaid Services; reduce costs of future Medicaid managed care contracts by costs of all outpatient pharmacy benefits as they existed on January 1, 2017; allow the department to utilize managed care principles and techniques to assist with member medication adherence and cost control; require the department to establish a reasonable dispensing fee pursuant to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2019.

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Title

AN ACT relating to pharmacy benefits in the Medicaid program.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-01-03Senateto Health & Welfare (S)
2018-01-02Senateintroduced in Senate
2017-09-25SenatePrefiled by the sponsor(s).

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