Insurance; preauthorization for abuse-deterrent opioids. (SB1166)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Insurance; preauthorization for abuse abuse-deterrent opioids. Requires any health carrier offering a health benefit plan that covers prescription drugs and applies a formulary to such coverage to offer in its formulary at least two classes of abuse-deterrent opioids as a tier 1 option that does not require the prescribing provider to utilize a preauthorization process. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102495D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2017Impact statement from SCC (SB1166)
01/29/2017Impact statement from SCC (SB1166)
01/30/2017Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)