HB 79: Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children
GENERAL BILL by Brannan ; Zika ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Killebrew
Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children; Requires certain individual health insurance policies & health maintenance contracts to provide coverage for hearing aids for children 21 years of age or younger; specifies health care providers who may prescribe, fit, & dispense hearing aids; specifies minimum coverage limit within certain timeframe; provides exception; provides that insureds & subscribers are responsible for certain costs that exceed policy limit.
Last Action: 9/22/2021 House - Now in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
• Referred to Appropriations Committee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
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