Senate Bill 50

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Last Action 02/20/20: received in House
Title AN ACT relating to outpatient pharmacy benefits in the Medicaid program and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 1095
Sponsors M. Wise, R. Alvarado, T. Buford, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., J. Higdon, R. Mills, J. Turner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 205.647 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to establish and directly administer an outpatient pharmacy benefit program for all Medicaid beneficiaries; permit the department to contract with a third-party administrator on a fee-for-service reimbursement basis; require a third-party administrator to utilize the outpatient pharmacy benefit program established by the department; exempt outpatient pharmacy services provided by a health care facility that is registered as a covered entity pursuant to 42 U.S.C. sec. 256b from the provisions of this section; EMERGENCY; effective July 1, 2020.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Outpatient pharmacy benefits, direct administration by Department for Medicaid Services
Effective Dates, Emergency - Outpatient pharmacy benefit, direct administration by Department for Medicaid Services, July 1, 2020
Pharmacists - Outpatient pharmacy benefits, direct administration by Department for Medicaid Services
Public Medical Assistance - Outpatient pharmacy benefits, direct administration by Department for Medicaid Services
Medicaid - Outpatient pharmacy benefits, direct administration by Department for Medicaid Services
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Medicaid Services, outpatient pharmacy benefits program
Fiscal Note - Outpatient pharmacy benefits, direct administration by Department for Medcaid Services
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

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01/28/20
  • introduced in Senate
01/31/20
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
02/05/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/06/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/18/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 19, 2020
02/19/20
  • recommitted to Health & Welfare (S)
02/20/20
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 20, 2020
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; create various new sections of KRS 205.510 to 205.560 to define terms; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Service to contract with a single state pharmacy benefit manager; establish contracting requirements; require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to establish a pharmacy benefit program; require pharmacy benefit payment arrangements to comply with regulations adopted by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; amend KRS 205.647 to conform; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Drugs and Medicines - State pharmacy benefit manager, Medicaid managed care, established
Effective Dates, Emergency - State pharmacy benefit manager, Medicaid managed care, established
Pharmacists - State pharmacy benefit manager, Medicaid managed care, established
Public Medical Assistance - State pharmacy benefit manager, Medicaid managed care, established
Medicaid - State pharmacy benefit manager, Medicaid managed care, established
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Medicaid Services, state pharmacy benefit manager

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