HB0983 (CH0765)

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2017 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Health Care Services Delivered Through Telehealth - Coverage

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pena-Melnyk


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 765

Synopsis:Requiring the health care services delivered through telehealth under health insurance to include counseling for substance use disorders; and applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered, or renewed in the State on or after October 1, 2017.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Angel, Frush, Tarlau, Bromwell, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pendergrass, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Benefit Exchange
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Mental and Behavioral Health
Substance Abuse
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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November 28, 2017 1:04 P.M.