Bill Status of SB1802 99th General Assembly
Short Description: INS CD-ABUSE DETERRENT OPIOIDS
Sen. Dan Kotowski and Thomas Cullerton
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that government programs and accident and health insurance policies providing coverage for prescription drugs shall provide coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs as preferred drugs on their formulary, preferred drug list, or other lists of similar construct. Prohibits cost sharing for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs that exceeds the lowest cost sharing level applied to prescription drugs. Prohibits insurers from requiring require that a covered individual first use an opioid analgesic drug product without abuse-deterrence labeling claims before providing coverage for an abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic product. Provides that any prior authorization requirements or other utilization review measures for opioid analgesic drug products, and any service denials made under those, shall not require first use of non-abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug products in order to access opioid analgesic drug products with abuse-deterrent properties.