assembly Bill A9937A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits managed care providers, under the medical assistance program, from requiring prior authorization for the dipensing of buprenorphine for treatment of opioid addiction

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
May 03, 2016 print number 9937a
May 03, 2016 amend and recommit to health
Apr 28, 2016 referred to health

A9937 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7317
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-j, Soc Serv L

A9937 - Summary

Prohibits managed care providers, under the medical assistance program, from requiring prior authorization for the dispensing of buprenorphine for treatment of opioid addiction.

A9937 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9937

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the social services  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  prior authorization for the dispensing of buprenorphine for the treat-
  ment of opioid addiction

  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-a to read as follows:
  26-A.  NO  MANAGED CARE PROVIDER SHALL REQUIRE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FOR
ANY PRESCRIPTION OR RENEWAL THEREOF FOR THE DISPENSING OF  BUPRENORPHINE
WHICH IS PRESCRIBED AS A TREATMENT FOR OPIOID ADDICTION.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
ment to section 364-j of the social services law, made by section one of
this act, shall not affect the expiration and repeal  of  such  section,
and shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14865-01-6

A9937A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7317
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-j, Soc Serv L

A9937A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits managed care providers, under the medical assistance program, from requiring prior authorization for the dispensing of buprenorphine for treatment of opioid addiction.

A9937A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 9937--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 28, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  social services law, in relation to prohibiting
  prior authorization for the dispensing of buprenorphine for the treat-
  ment of opioid addiction

  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-b to read as follows:
  26-B. NO MANAGED CARE PROVIDER SHALL REQUIRE PRIOR  AUTHORIZATION  FOR
ANY  PRESCRIPTION OR RENEWAL THEREOF FOR THE DISPENSING OF BUPRENORPHINE
WHICH IS PRESCRIBED AS A TREATMENT FOR OPIOID ADDICTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the  amend-
ment to section 364-j of the social services law, made by section one of
this  act,  shall  not affect the expiration and repeal of such section,
and shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14865-03-6