Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. (SB405)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for prosthetic devices, including myoelectric, biomechanical, or microprocessor-controlled prosthetic devices that have a Medicare code. The measure repeals the existing requirement that coverage for prosthetic devices be offered and made available. The measure applies to policies, contracts, and plans delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed on or after January 1, 2023, or at any time thereafter when any term of the policy, contract, or plan is changed or any premium adjustment is made. This bill is a recommendation of the Health Insurance Reform Commission. Read the Bill »

Status

01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102486D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Commerce and Labor committee on 01/24/2022. It meets on Monday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

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