Managed Care Plans and Substance Abuse Coverage

On June 29, 2017, Gov. Sununu signed SB 158 into law. The new law applies to managed care plans. Specifically, managed care plans that provide coverage for substance use disorder services and have authorized or otherwise approved medication-assisted treatment for such services cannot require plan participants to renew those authorizations more frequently than once every 12 months. The law is effective Aug. 28, 2017.

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