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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.

Effective Date: 1/1/2023
Last Action: 9/22/2021 House - Now in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/9/2021 House • Filed
    9/22/2021 House • Referred to Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
    • Referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
    • Now in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee

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  • HB 79, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 9/9/2021 at 3:59 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 498 Insurance Coverage for Hearing Aids for Children Baxley Identical Last Action: 10/14/2021 S Filed

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    627.6413 Page 2 (pdf)
    641.31 Health maintenance contracts. Page 3 (pdf)

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