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§ 15-148. Prior authorization requirement for contraceptive drug or device prohibited

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-148
§ 15-148. Prior authorization requirement for contraceptive drug or device prohibited
Prohibition
(a) Except for a drug or device for which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a black box warning, the Program and the Maryland Children's Health Program may not apply a prior authorization requirement for a contraceptive drug or device that is:
(1)(i) An intrauterine device; or
(ii) An implantable rod;
(2) Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; and
(3) Obtained under a prescription written by an authorized prescriber.
Coverage for a single dispensing of prescription contraceptives for 12-month period
(b) The Program and the Maryland Children's Health Program shall provide coverage for a single dispensing to an enrollee of a supply of prescription contraceptives for a 12-month period.

Credits

Added by Acts 2016, c. 436, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2018; Acts 2016, c. 437, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2018. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 820, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 821, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017; Acts 2018, c. 464, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018; Acts 2018, c. 465, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018; Acts 2021, c. 757, § 1, eff. May 30, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 758, § 1, eff. May 30, 2021; Acts 2022, c. 719, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2022; Acts 2022, c. 720, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2022; Acts 2023, c. 300, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023; Acts 2023, c. 301, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-148, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-148
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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