Health insurance; coverage for donated human breast milk. (HB442)

Introduced By

Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance; coverage for donated human breast milk. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for expenses incurred in the provision of pasteurized donated human breast milk. The requirement applies if the covered person is an infant under the age of six months, the milk is obtained from a human milk bank that meets quality guidelines established by the Department of Health, and a licensed medical practitioner has issued an order for an infant who satisfies certain criteria. The measure applies to policies, contracts, and plans delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102161D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
01/23/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB442)
01/23/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
01/28/2020Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce