SB 173
Modifies provisions relating to antipsychotic drugs for MO HealthNet participants
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Last Action:
2/24/2021 - Voted Do Pass S Seniors, Families, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SB 173 - Currently, no restrictions to access shall be imposed that preclude the availability of any individual atypical antipsychotic monotherapy for the treatment of certain disorders in MO HealthNet participants. Under this act, no such restrictions shall be imposed for any individual antipsychotic medication. Additionally, this act modifies current law regarding the MO HealthNet Division's requirements to issue a provider update regarding cost considerations when enumerating treatment and utilization principles, as well as repeals language regarding the Division's adherence to certain principles when implementing new policies and clinical edits for antipsychotic drugs.

This act is identical to a provision in the truly agreed to and finally passed HB 432 (2021), SB 666 (2020), and HB 867 (2019).



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