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Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 627
INSURANCE RATES AND CONTRACTS
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F.S. 627.64195
627.64195 Requirements for opioid coverage.
(1) DEFINITIONS.As used in this section, the term:
(a) “Abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug product” means a brand or generic opioid analgesic drug product approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration with an abuse-deterrence labeling claim that indicates the drug product is expected to deter abuse.
(b) “Opioid analgesic drug product” means a drug product in the opioid analgesic drug class prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain or other conditions in immediate-release, extended-release, or long-acting form regardless of whether or not combined with other drug substances to form a single drug product or dosage form.
(2) COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS.A health insurance policy that provides coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug products:
(a) May impose a prior authorization requirement for an abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug product only if the policy imposes the same prior authorization requirement for each opioid analgesic drug product without an abuse-deterrence labeling claim.
(b) May not require use of an opioid analgesic drug product without an abuse-deterrence labeling claim before authorizing the use of an abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug product.
History.s. 1, ch. 2016-112.