Senators Draft Bipartisan Bill Streamlining Rx Drug Prior Auth Requirements

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / May 17, 2024 at 6:50 PM
A bipartisan group of five senators are continuing to focus on ensuring prior authorization requirements aren’t used to ration coverage to care, announcing Friday (May 17) they are introducing a bill that would streamline access to prescription drugs that require a health plan's approval. The joint announcement from Sens. Roger Marshall (R-KS), Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) doesn’t go into details about the bill, but senators say the proposal would digitalize...

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