The Office of Superintendent of Insurance (OSI) and the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy (BOP) give notice of a Special Joint Open Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the State Capitol Building at Room 321, 411 State Capitol, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Pursuant to the legislative mandate found in Chapter 170, Senate Bill 296, now codified at NMSA 1978, §§59A-2-9.8 and 61-11-6.2, OSI and BOP are charged with developing a uniform prior authorization form that prescribing practitioners in the state will use to request prior authorization for coverage of prescription drugs. A proposed Drug Authorization Request Form, available for review on OSI’s website at http://www.osi.state.nm.us/ , and BOP’s website at http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Pharmacy.aspx, will provide a basis for discussion by all interested parties at the Special Joint Open Meeting. Input received at the Special Joint Open Meeting will be used by OSI and BOP to create a final Drug Authorization Request Form in compliance with New Mexico law. This discussion is the only agenda item for this Special Joint Open Meeting.
Any person with a disability requiring special assistance in order to participate in this meeting should contact Patricia Warwick at 505-827-4297 at least two business days prior to the commencement of the meeting.