Legislative Update - November 27, 2018

November 27, 2018 - Update on Senate Bills 458 & 905 and House Bill 5769

*SB904 amends the Work Comp Act in relation to electronic claims requirements for reporting and transmittal. The Governor issued and amendatory veto. The veto was overridden in the Senate and is awaiting action in the House.

*HB5769 amends the Insurance and Public Aid Codes to require the development of a uniform prior authorization form for prescription drugs. This legislation has passed in the House and is in hearings in the Senate.

*SB458, Amendment 2 has stalled pending further negotiations. It will likely be reintroduced in the spring.