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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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

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5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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