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SB 1360: Alternative Treatments to Controlled Substances


Alternative Treatments to Controlled Substances; Requiring a practitioner who prescribes controlled substances to recommend specified alternative treatments for chronic nonmalignant pain before prescribing a controlled substance to a patient; requiring certain insurance policies to provide coverage for a minimum number of visits to alternative treatment providers for the treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain under certain conditions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019

Last Action: 3/5/2019 Senate - Introduced -SJ 135

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Current Bill Version Posted: 02/25/2019 at 09:12 AM

  • Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Last Action and Location Relationship Learn more about bill relationships
    H 1073 by Plasencia
    Health Care Practitioner Prescribing Practices
    Last Action: 3/5/2019 H Introduced -HJ 111
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    Citation and Catchline Location in Bill
    456.44 Controlled substance prescribing. Page 2 [pdf]
    627.413 Contents of policies, in general; identification. Page 4 [pdf]
  • Bill History

    S = Senate, H = House

    Date Chamber Action
    2/25/2019 S • Filed
    3/4/2019 S • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 135
    3/5/2019 S • Introduced -SJ 135
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