senate Bill S7317A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.856
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 04, 2016 print number 7317a
May 04, 2016 amend and recommit to health
Apr 15, 2016 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S7317 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9937
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-j, Soc Serv L

S7317 (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.

S7317 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7317 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7317

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MURPHY,  AMEDORE,  ORTT -- 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  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and shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith.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

Co-Sponsors

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S7317A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9937
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §364-j, Soc Serv L

S7317A (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.

S7317A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7317A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7317--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MURPHY,  AMEDORE, ORTT, LATIMER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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.
                                                           LBD14865-02-6

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