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2021 Senate Bill 247: Mandate standard electronic prescription authorization process

Public Act 60 of 2022

Introduced by Sen. Curt VanderWall (R) on March 16, 2021
To require health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers that require prior authorization for certain prescriptions or medical treatments to only use a standard electronic prior authorization transaction process that allows the transmission of clinical information, and prescribe procedures for this including denials and appeals.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on March 16, 2021
Reported in the Senate on April 27, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on April 29, 2021
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on April 29, 2021
Reported in the House on March 22, 2022
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Mike Mueller (R) on March 22, 2022
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 22, 2022
Received in the Senate on March 24, 2022
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on April 7, 2022