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HF 1878

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/28/2019 02:31pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health care; establishing a PrEP and nPEP drug assistance program;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [256.937] PREP AND NPEP DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Program established. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of human services shall establish
a program to pay the cost-sharing requirements for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and
post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) medications and for the laboratory visits associated with
these medications that are covered under the individual's health plan. For purposes of this
program, cost-sharing includes deductibles, co-insurance, or co-payments, but does not
include premiums or the cost of noncovered services.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Eligibility requirements. new text end

new text begin To be eligible for the program, the individual must
meet the eligibility requirements for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Part B, with the
exception of meeting the human-immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status requirement.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Patient assistance programs. new text end

new text begin The program may require a participant to utilize
a pharmaceutical company patient assistance program if available before utilizing this
program.
new text end