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HB 793: Infant Eye Care


Infant Eye Care; Requires certain eye examinations for all infants born in hospitals in state; exempts this requirement from penalty provision; revises exception to certain applicability requirements concerning infant eye care; provides that coverage for children under health insurance policies & HMO contracts must include certain eye examinations for infants & children.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/16/2011 House • Filed
    3/3/2011 House • Referred to HHS Quality Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 67
    3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 67
    5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee

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  • HB 793, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/16/2011 at 12:46 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1056 Infant Eye Care Sachs Similar Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Banking and Insurance
    Location: In committee/council (BI)

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    383.04 Prophylactic required for eyes of infants. Page 2 (pdf)
    627.6416 Coverage for child health supervision services. Page 3 (pdf)
    641.31 Health maintenance contracts. Page 4 (pdf)

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