HB1005 (CH0437)

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2016 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Contraceptive Equity Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kelly


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 437

Synopsis:Prohibiting health insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a copayment, coinsurance, or prior authorization requirement for specified contraceptive drugs and devices; providing that the prohibition does not apply with respect to a specified grandfathered health plan; establishing an exception to the prohibition against applying a copayment or coinsurance requirement for specified contraceptive drugs or devices; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Kelly, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, Barkley, B. Barnes, Barron, Barve, Branch, Brooks, Busch, Carr, Clippinger, Cullison, Davis, Dumais, Ebersole, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glenn, Gutierrez, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, Holmes, Jackson, Jones, Kaiser, Korman, Kramer, Krimm, Lafferty, Lam, Lierman, Lisanti, Luedtke, McCray, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Oaks, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Platt, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Smith, Tarlau, Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, Vaughn, Waldstreicher, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, K. Young, P. Young, Hammen, and Bromwell
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0848
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Medical Assistance
Nonprofit Organizations
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Statutes:Article - Health - General
Article - Insurance
(15-831, 15-826.1, 15-826.2)

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October 24, 2017 5:04 P.M.