(bg) The department shall ensure that any contraceptives, including 5
contraceptive drugs or drug products, or contraceptive services that are covered 6
under this subsection and for which reimbursement is made to any provider are 7
covered and reimbursed when prescribed, if a prescription is required under federal 8
law, or provided by a pharmacist acting under his or her scope of practice, including 9
under s. 450.095 (2m). The department shall certify pharmacists as providers of 10
Medical Assistance services for the purposes of covering and reimbursing under this 11
paragraph services that are provided under s. 450.095 (2m).”.
(b) 1. Contraceptives. If a prescription is required under federal
2law to obtain a contraceptive, this subdivision applies if the contraceptive is 3
prescribed by a health care provider, as defined in s. 146.81 (1).
2. Outpatient consultations, examinations, procedures, and medical services 5
that are necessary to prescribe, administer, maintain, or remove a contraceptive, if 6
covered for any other drug benefits under the policy or plan, and that are provided
7by any health care provider, as defined in s. 146.81 (1), acting within the scope of
8practice of that health care provider