MD SB952 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-04 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Repealing certain prohibitions on certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations regarding the imposition of step therapy or fail-first protocols; requiring a step therapy protocol to be established by using certain criteria based on certain guidelines; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organizations to establish a certain process for requesting an exception step therapy protocol; etc.

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Health Insurance - Requirements for Establishing Step Therapy Protocol and Requesting Exceptions



2020-02-04SenateHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB1359 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-13 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General19108.2(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15142(n/a)See Bill Text

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