Substitute for H.B. No. 5962
Session Year 2017
 


AN ACT PROHIBITING INSURERS FROM USING STEP THERAPY FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS PRESCRIBED TO TREAT STAGE IV METASTATIC CANCER.

To prohibit insurers from using step therapy for prescription drugs prescribed for cancer treatment.

Introduced by:
Insurance and Real Estate Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/17/2017Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropriations
 3/16/2017Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Appropriations
 3/16/2017(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/10/2017(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/9/2017(INS)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Appropriations
 3/3/2017Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate
 3/2/2017Drafted by Committee
 2/23/2017(INS)Vote to Draft
 2/2/2017Public Hearing 02/07
 1/26/2017(INS)Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
 1/19/2017Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

Co-sponsors of HB-5962

Rep. Linda A. Orange, 48th Dist.
Rep. Joseph P. Gresko, 121st Dist.
Rep. Kim Rose, 118th Dist.
Sen. Mae Flexer, 29th Dist.
Rep. Matthew Lesser, 100th Dist.
Rep. Catherine F. Abercrombie, 83rd Dist.
Sen. Catherine A. Osten, 19th Dist.
Rep. Kevin Ryan, 139th Dist.
Rep. Susan M. Johnson, 49th Dist.
Rep. James M. Albis, 99th Dist.
Rep. John K. Hampton, 16th Dist.
Rep. David A. Baram, 15th Dist.
Sen. Terry B. Gerratana, 6th Dist.
Rep. Emmett D. Riley, 46th Dist.

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