House Bill 177

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Last Action 03/30/21: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to pharmacy benefits in the Medicaid program and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 834
Sponsors S. Sheldon, R. Bridges, D. Lewis, C. Massey, S. McPherson, M. Prunty, S. Sharp
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 205.5514 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to establish and implement a preferred drug list, reimbursement methodologies, and dispensing fees for Medicaid managed care organizations and the state pharmacy benefit manager within 30 days after the effective date of this Act; amend KRS 205.5518 to require Medicaid managed care organizations and pharmacy benefit managers to use reimbursement methodologies and dispensing fees established by the department for all Medicaid pharmacy benefit claims submitted on or after January 1, 2021; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Drugs and Medicines - Medicaid pharmacy benefits, reimbursement methodologies and dispensing fees
Effective Dates, Emergency - Medicaid pharmacy benefits, reimbursement methodologies and dispensing fees
Health and Medical Services - Medicaid pharmacy benefits, reimbursement methodologies and dispensing fees
Pharmacists - Medicaid pharmacy benefits, reimbursement methodologies and dispensing fees
Public Medical Assistance - Pharmacy benefits, reimbursement methodologies and dispensing fees
State Agencies - Department for Medicaid Services, dispensing fees, establishment and implementation
State Agencies - Department for Medicaid Services, reimbursement methodologies, establishment and implementation
Medicaid - Pharmacy benefits, reimbursement methodologies and dispensing fees
Retroactive Legislation - Medicaid pharmacy benefits, reimbursement methodologies and dispensing fees
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Medicaid Services, dispensing fees, establishment and implementation
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Medicaid Services, reimbursement methodologies, establishment and implementation

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01/06/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/10/21
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
02/22/21
  • posted in committee
02/24/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/25/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/30/21
  • taken from Rules
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)


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