Governor Cuomo Vetoes Legislation to Ban Prior-Authorization Requirements on Addiction Medications in Medicaid

While the Legal Action Center applauds Governor Cuomo’s passage of legislation to remove prior authorization requirements for addiction medicine in commercial insurance, we are deeply disappointed that the proposed bill to do the same in Medicaid was vetoed. We are concerned that Medicaid recipients in New York no longer have the same access to medications that commercial beneficiaries have.

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