Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill into law that will allow patients to shop for lower costs for non-emergency medical treatment and split the savings with their insurers. The change could place new limits on prescription drugs available to state employees. The state Department of Management Services will study drug usage and submit a list of drugs to be excluded from state employees’ coverage. An exception will be made if a doctor writes “medically necessary” on the prescription. DeSantis said the program will save Florida up to 46 million dollars a year.

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