HB 1879 (see companion bill SB 5806) – Washington

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2019
Year Enacted: 2019
Link: https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1879&Year=2019&initiative=

REGULATING AND REPORTING OF UTILIZATION MANAGEMENT IN PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS. When coverage of a prescription drug for the treatment of any medical condition is subject to prescription drug utilization management, the patient and prescribing practitioner must have access to a clear, readily accessible, and convenient process to request an exception where the prescription drug utilization management is overridden in favor of coverage of the selected prescription drug of the prescribing health care provider.

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