Health insurance; formula and enteral nutrition products. (SB654)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Health insurance; formula and enteral nutrition products. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for medicines to classify medically necessary formula and enteral nutrition products as medicine and to include coverage for medically necessary formula and enteral nutrition products for covered individuals requiring treatment for an inherited metabolic disorder. Such coverage is required to be provided on the same terms and subject to the same conditions imposed on other medicines covered under the policy, contract, or plan. The measure provides that the required coverage includes any medical equipment, supplies, and services that are required to administer the covered formula or enteral nutrition products. These requirements apply only to formula and enteral nutrition products that are furnished pursuant to the prescription or order of a physician or other health care professional qualified to make such prescription or order for the management of an inherited metabolic disorder and are used under medical supervision. This bill was incorporated into SB 605. Read the Bill »

Status

01/20/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105067D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/20/2020Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB605-McDougle) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2020Impact statement from SCC (SB654)

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