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SB 706: Insurance Coverage Parity for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

GENERAL BILL by Rouson

Insurance Coverage Parity for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Requiring Medicaid managed care plans to submit an annual report to the Agency for Health Care Administration relating to parity between mental health and substance use disorder benefits and medical and surgical benefits; requiring certain entities transacting individual or group health insurance or providing prepaid health care to comply with specified federal provisions that prohibit the imposition of less favorable benefit limitations on mental health and substance use disorder benefits than on medical and surgical benefits; revising the standard for defining substance use disorders, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/30/2019 Senate • Filed
11/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 54
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 54
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Banking and Insurance