Regarding Prior Authorizations for Prescription Drugs

Last updated: Jun 1, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Ned Claxton, Senate 20 - Androscoggin County
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 523



UPDATE 3/21/2021: The Committee voted this bill Ought to Pass as Amended.


Senator Claxton of Androscoggin would require carriers to provide by January 1, 2023 at least one electronic tool to facilitate the availability of certain prescription drug benefit information in real time at the point of prescribing and when submitting prior authorization requests for prescription drugs. See also LD 617