Thursday, November 27, 2014

HB 499 - Health Care Coverage

General Bill   by Jones, M. (CO-SPONSORS) Pigman
Health Care Coverage: Requires health insurers, corporations, & HMOs issuing certain health policies to provide coverage for telemedicine services; prohibits exclusion of telemedicine cost coverage solely because services were not provided face to face; specifies conditions under which insurer, corporation, or HMO must reimburse telemedicine provider for fees & costs; authorizes provisions requiring deductible, copayment, or coinsurance requirement for telemedicine services; prohibits imposition of dollar & durational coverage limitations or copayments, coinsurance, or deductibles on telemedicine services unless imposed equally on all terms & services; requires utilization review; provides coverage under state plan or waiver for health home services provided to eligible individuals with chronic conditions; requires DOH to conduct interagency study relating to telemedicine services & coverage; requires report; authorizes DOH to adopt rules in consultation with certain boards to implement act; authorizes rules to allow consultation with certain out-of-state health care practitioners & professionals.
Effective Date: July 1, 2013
Last Event: Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee on Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM

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Bill # Subject Relationship
SB 898 Health Care Coverage Identical

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM Health Innovation Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
Now in Health Innovation Subcommittee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:36 PM Health Innovation Subcommittee
Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:36 PM Health & Human Services Committee
Referred to Appropriations Committee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:36 PM Appropriations Committee
Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:36 PM Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:36 PM Health Innovation Subcommittee
Filed Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:58 AM Jones, M.
 

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