September 19, 2017
On April 26, 2017, Gov. Holcomb signed HB 1540, creating Public Law 202-2017, which provides that a health insurance policy and a health maintenance organization contract that provide coverage for prescription medications must provide for synchronized refill schedule coordination for prescription medications for chronic conditions.
“Synchronize" means to use a single pharmacy dispensing process as a means of coordinating the covered individual's medications at the same time when:
Although this new law is aimed at insurers, it is important for employers to be aware of what insurers may be doing and what they are now required to do when issuing policies.
This law is effective July 1, 2017.
Public Law 202-2017 »