HB0847 (CH0471)

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2018 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Coverage for Lymphedema Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carr


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 471

Synopsis:Requiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain health insurance benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for the medically necessary diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of lymphedema, including equipment, supplies, complex decongestive therapy, gradient compression garments, and self-management training and education; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Carr, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Angel, Barron, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0667 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2019
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Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Nonprofit Organizations
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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May 11, 2018 4:21 P.M.