2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 3
Prescription Drugs; provide for prior authorization requirements; definitions; penalties; discounts; PeachCare for Kids Program
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 general provisions relative to insurance, so as to provide for legislative intent; to provide for prior authorization requirements for a prescription drug; to provide for definitions; to provide for penalties; to provide for the Commissioner of Insurance to establish oversight of the operation of pharmacy benefits managers; to amend Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to social services, so as to require the Department of Community Health to modify the state plan to require that in certain circumstances only generic drugs shall be distributed to recipients of drugs under the state plan; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/14/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/13/2009 - Senate Hopper