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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6185

 

January Session, 2005

 

LCO No. 2032

   

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. CHRIST, 11th Dist.

REP. CURREY, 10th Dist.

REP. STONE, 9th Dist.

SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COPAYMENTS FOR CHEMOTHERAPY RELATED CARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That sections 38a-504 and 38a-542 of the general statutes be amended to prohibit any health insurer, health care center or other entity that offers a health insurance policy in this state from charging patients copayments, deductibles or other out-of-pocket expenses for necessary follow-up care related to chemotherapy.

Statement of Purpose:

To prohibit insurers from charging patients copayments, deductibles or other out-of-pocket expenses for necessary follow-up care related to chemotherapy.