Health insurance; mandated coverage for amino acid based elemental formulas. (HB2337)

Introduced By

Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Health insurance; mandated coverage for amino acid based elemental formulas. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the provision of amino acid based elemental formulas for the diagnosis and treatment of Immunoglobulin E and non Immunoglobulin E mediated allergies to multiple food proteins for enrollees under age 10, severe food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome, eosinophilic disorders as evidenced by the results of a biopsy, and impaired absorption of nutrients caused by disorders affecting the absorptive surface, functional length, and motility of the gastrointestinal tract. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/14/2009Committee
01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090127412
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/26/2009Assigned C & L sub: 1
01/26/2009Impact statement from SCC (HB2337)
02/03/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/05/2009Tabled in Commerce and Labor