Medicaid participants; treatment involving the prescription of opioids, payment. (SB594)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
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Medicaid participants; treatment involving the prescription of opioids; payment. Prohibits licensed providers from requiring payment from Medicaid participants for the prescription of an opioid for the management of pain or the prescription of buprenorphine-containing products, methadone, or other opioid replacements approved for the treatment of opioid addiction by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for medication-assisted treatment of opioid addiction, regardless of whether the provider participates in the state plan for medical assistance. Read the Bill »


01/12/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103669D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB594)

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