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Drug Formulary Bill for Worker’s Compensation Goes to Full Senate

2018-02-02T13:08:38+00:00February 2nd, 2018|

Bill and Title: SB 369 – Worker’s Compensation Drug Formulary
Author: Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport)
Summary: As introduced, requires the commissioner of insurance to adopt rules for exclusive use, beginning July 1, 2020, of a worker’s compensation drug formulary by worker’s compensation insurers. Specifies application of the formulary for employees who file notice of injury or occupational disease before July 1, 2019.
Chamber Position: Support
Status: Amended and voted out of the Senate Pensions and Labor Committee; now ready for second reading in the full Senate.

Update/Chamber Action: Senator Head, along with the Indiana Chamber, Insurance Institute, Indiana Manufacturers Association, Indiana State Medical Association and Worker’s Compensation Board, worked to find language that would be suitable for all parties. The language was unanimously approved by the Senate Pensions and Labor Committee.

Resource: Mike Ripley at (317) 264-6883 or e-mail: mripley@indianachamber.com