SB0581 (CH0288)

2013 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act - Notice and Authorization Forms

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 288

Synopsis:Requiring health maintenance organizations and entities that issue or deliver specified health insurance policies or contracts to provide, on their Web sites and in print, notice about specified benefits for mental illness, emotional disorders, drug abuse, or alcohol abuse required under State law and under the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act and notice that members and insureds may contact the Maryland Insurance Administration for further information; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Benson, Brinkley, Forehand, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Middleton, Montgomery, Pinsky, Pugh, Astle, Garagiola, Glassman, Kittleman, Mathias, and Ramirez
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1216
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Finance  Listen to Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Federal Government
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Mental Health
Postal Service
Substance Abuse
Statutes:Article - Health - General
Article - Insurance

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