Bill Sponsors: TN SJR0181 | 2019-2020 | 111th General Assembly

Bill Title: Declares that prior authorization requirements from insurance providers should be removed when a healthcare professional provides or seeks to provide medication assisted treatment to a patient with a substance use disorder and declares substance use disorder and opioid use disorder should be insured in the same manner as other diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-04-30 - Signed by Governor. [SJR0181 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Richard Briggs [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-007FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Becky Massey [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-006FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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