SB 318

  • Indiana Senate Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Passed Senate Feb 28, 2023
  • House
  • Governor

Audit of Medicaid program prescription drug costs.


Provides that the office of the attorney general, or an independent auditor with experience auditing expenses related to prescription drugs that is hired through a request for proposal process by the attorney general, shall conduct an audit concerning prescription drug costs for the Medicaid program. Requires the auditor to examine cost sharing, spread pricing, patient steering, proper brand and generic definitions, effective rate clawbacks, medical loss ratio inflation, formulary compliance, discriminatory pricing, and any other metric determined by the attorney general. Provides that the audit look back period for the initial audit must be the previous five state fiscal years. Provides that the audit look back period for every audit conducted thereafter must be the previous three state fiscal years. Provides that the results of an audit must be provided to the legislative council.

Bill Sponsors (6)



Mar 06, 2023


First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public health

Mar 01, 2023


Referred to the House

Feb 28, 2023


Third reading: passed; Roll Call 193: yeas 49, nays 0


Cosponsors: Representatives Vermilion A and Carbaugh


House sponsor: Representative Lehman

Feb 27, 2023


Second reading: ordered engrossed

Feb 23, 2023


Senator Charbonneau added as second author


Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Feb 16, 2023


Senator Randolph added as coauthor


Committee report: amend do pass adopted; reassigned to Committee on Appropriations

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee

Jan 12, 2023


Authored by Senator Zay


First reading: referred to Committee on Insurance and Financial Institutions

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
insurance and financial institutions

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced Senate Bill (S) PDF
Senate Bill (S) PDF
Senate Bill (S) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: SB0318.03.COMS.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0318.03.COMS.FN002 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0318.03.COMS.FN003 PDF


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