HB 959: Insurance Coverage Parity for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
GENERAL BILL by Silvers ; Slosberg ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani ; Tant
Insurance Coverage Parity for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders; Requires Medicaid managed care plans to submit annual report to AHCA relating to parity between mental health & substance use disorder benefits & medical & surgical benefits; provides requirements for entities transacting individual or group health insurance or providing prepaid health care; removes provisions relating to optional coverage for mental & nervous disorders; requires OIR to implement & enforce federal law in specified manner; requires OIR to issue specified annual report to Legislature; removes provision relating to optional coverage required for substance abuse impaired persons.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Died in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
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