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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

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  • 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    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 706, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/30/2019 at 8:33 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 939 Insurance Coverage Parity for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Slosberg Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    409.967 Managed care plan accountability. Page 2 (pdf)
    627.4193 Page 5 (pdf)
    627.6675 Conversion on termination of eligibility. Page 4 (pdf)
    627.668 Optional coverage for mental and nervous disorders required; exception. Page 5 (pdf)
    627.669 Optional coverage required for substance abuse impaired persons; exception. Page 11 (pdf)

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