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2018 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Lyme Disease and Related Tick-Borne Illnesses - Long-Term Antibiotic Treatment

Sponsored by:

Senator Feldman


In the Senate - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for certain long-term antibiotic treatment of Lyme disease and related tick-borne illnesses under certain circumstances; prohibiting an entity subject to the Act from denying coverage for certain treatment under certain circumstances; applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered, or renewed in the State on or after January 1, 2019; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Feldman, Astle, Benson, Guzzone, Hershey, Jennings, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Mathias, Oaks, Pinsky, Rosapepe, Smith, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0880
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2019
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Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
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Statutes:Article - Insurance

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March 1, 2018 12:06 P.M.