SB 73 - Electronic Prior Authorization
The full bill and more information can be found here.
Requires certain health plans to accept and respond to electronic prior authorization requests according to a particular electronic transaction standard.
Relevance for Pharmacists:
This bill leverages technology to improve pharmacist efficiency in community and health system pharmacy settings, thus reducing pharmacist time and employee expense in securing prior authorizations from physicians.
Effective Date: July 1st, 2017