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SB 154: Insurance Coverage for Mental and Nervous Disorders


Insurance Coverage for Mental and Nervous Disorders; Requiring specified entities that transact group health insurance or provide prepaid health care to make available to policyholders under specified policies and contracts certain benefits for the care and treatment of mental and nervous disorders without an additional premium; requiring policies and contracts to provide for the transfer of unused inpatient hospital benefits to outpatient benefits or residential treatment benefits, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    8/16/2017 Senate • Filed
    8/28/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 18
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 18
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Banking and Insurance

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  • SB 154, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/16/2017 at 9:08 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 499 Insurance Coverage for Mental and Nervous Disorders Mercado Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    627.668 Optional coverage for mental and nervous disorders required; exception. Page 1 (pdf)

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