ORS 414.337¹
Limitation on rules regarding Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan

The Oregon Health Authority may not adopt or amend any rule that requires a prescribing practitioner to contact the authority to request an exception for a medically appropriate or medically necessary drug that is not listed on the Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan drug list for that class of drugs adopted under ORS 414.334 (Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan for medical assistance program), unless otherwise authorized by enabling legislation setting forth the requirement for prior authorization. [2009 c.827 §11; 2009 c.827 §12]

Note: 414.337 (Limitation on rules regarding Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 414 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

Note: Sections 3 and 4, chapter 544, Oregon Laws 2019, provide:

Sec. 3. (1) As used in this section, “mental health drug” means a type of legend drug defined by the Oregon Health Authority by rule that includes but is not limited to:

(a) Therapeutic class 7 ataractics-tranquilizers; and

(b) Therapeutic class 11 psychostimulants-antidepressants.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 414.334 (Practitioner-Managed Prescription Drug Plan for medical assistance program), the authority shall reimburse the cost of a mental health drug prescribed for a medical assistance recipient if federal financial participation in the cost is available. [2019 c.544 §3]

Sec. 4. Section 3 of this 2019 Act is repealed on January 2, 2022. [2019 c.544 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 414—Medical Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors414.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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