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SB 1006: Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children

GENERAL BILL by Baxley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Perry ; Rouson ; Diaz ; Flores ; Farmer ; Braynon ; Harrell ; Gruters ; Book ; Hooper ; Pizzo

Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children; Requiring certain individual health insurance policies to provide coverage for hearing aids for children 21 years of age or younger; specifying health care providers who may prescribe, fit, and dispense the hearing aids; specifying a minimum coverage limit within a certain timeframe; providing that an insured is responsible for certain costs that exceed the policy limit, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2021
Last Action: 1/21/2020 Senate - Now in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/20/2019 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 75
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 75
    1/16/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 01/21/20, 12:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/21/2020 Senate • Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 154
    • Now in Health Policy

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  • SB 1006, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/20/2019 at 9:33 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Banking and Insurance (Pre-Meeting) 1/17/2020 (pdf)
    Banking and Insurance (Post-Meeting) 1/21/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 125 Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children Brannan Similar Last Action: 1/14/2020 H Introduced -HJ 16

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/21/2020 12:00 PM Banking and Insurance 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    627.6413 Page 1 (pdf)

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