S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 2, 2012
Introduced by Sen. HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to directing the
commissioner of health to develop a uniform prior prescription drug
authorization form for managed care providers
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 364-j of the social services law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 26 to read as follows:
26. ON OR BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, THE COMMISSION-
ER OF HEALTH SHALL DEVELOP A UNIFORM PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FORM TO BE
UTILIZED BY ALL MANAGED CARE PROVIDERS FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING
COVERAGE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS UNDER THIS TITLE.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
the amendment to section 364-j of the social services law, made by
section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and
shall be deemed repealed therewith.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.