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SB 114/HM (BR 1316) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to step therapy.
     Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define "step therapy," "fail-first protocol," and "override of the restriction"; establish step therapy or fail-first protocol limitations; require override of restriction within 48 hours of request if based on sound clinical evidence that the preferred treatment has been ineffective or based on sound clinical evidence or medical and scientific evidence that the preferred treatment will be ineffective for the insured or will cause or will likely cause an adverse reaction to the insured.


     SCS/HM - Retain original provisions; establish that an override of restriction for a medication shall be within 48 hours if all necessary information to perform the override review has been provided and documented.

     Jan 24-introduced in Senate
     Jan 26-to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 7-recommitted to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 8-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
     Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 15, 2012
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-received in House
     Feb 21-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 26-posting waived; taken from Health & Welfare (H); 1st reading; returned to Health & Welfare (H); posted in committee
     Mar 27-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Mar 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 28, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Mar 29-received in Senate
     Mar 30-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 134)

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