An Act Regarding Prescription Drug Step Therapy
Sec. 1. 24-A MRSA §4320-K is enacted to read:
§ 4320-K. Step therapy
Sec. 2. Application. The requirements of this Act apply to all policies, contracts and certificates executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State on or after January 1, 2018. For purposes of this Act, all contracts are deemed to be renewed no later than the next yearly anniversary of the contract date.
This bill requires health insurers to establish a process for prescription drug step therapy override exception determinations.