HB 14 – Prior Authorization Regulations
We Support This Bill.
Summary: AN ACT relating to the insurance code; requiring health insurers and contracted utilization review entities to follow prior authorization regulations as specified; providing legislative findings; providing definitions; requiring rulemaking; and providing for effective dates.
Why It Matters: Access to timely healthcare is important to prevention of illness and to prevent the advancement of illness or injury. This bill requires prior authorization requirements are made easily accessible for consumers, and for insurers to provide written notice of new or amended prior authorization requirements within 72 hours, among other things.