HB 1405: Health Insurance
GENERAL BILL by Smith
Health Insurance; Prohibits increases to copayment or deductible amounts covered under health insurance policy, HMO contract, or prepaid health plan during policy, contract, or plan year if insured is diagnosed with HIV infection or AIDS; prohibits removal of physician who is treating such insured from provider network during policy, contract, or plan year except under specified circumstances; prohibits HMO contracts that include prescription drug benefits from including HIV/AIDS drugs at highest classification, copayment, or cost-sharing tiers; requires such contracts to require coverage & classification of such drugs at certain rates.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 3/7/2017 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 143
3/10/2017 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 351
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
HB 1405, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/7/2017 at 11:12 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1608 HIV Infection and AIDS for Contract Purposes Garcia Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Banking and Insurance
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 641.3007 HIV infection and AIDS for contract purposes. Page 2 (pdf) 641.31 Health maintenance contracts. Page 3 (pdf)
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