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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1413
Insurance coverage; therapeutically equivalent drugs; provide
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HC: InsuranceSC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to insurance generally, so as to provide for insurance coverage of therapeutically equivalent drugs under certain circumstances; to provide for definitions; to provide for construction; to provide for enforcement by the Commissioner of Insurance; to amend Article 5 of Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the O.C.G.A., relating to prescription drugs, so as to eliminate redundant language relating to the practice of medicine; to provide for the dispensing of therapeutically equivalent drugs by a pharmacist to a patient for purposes of formulary compliance if approved by the ordering practitioner; to provide for notice to the ordering practitioner of the substitution; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/22/2006 - House Second Readers
Feb/21/2006 - House First Readers
Feb/21/2006 - House Hopper