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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 1

January Session, 2003

 

LCO No. 310

   

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. SULLIVAN, 5th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL DISORDERS.

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

That chapter 700c of the general statutes be amended to require health insurers to cover medically necessary orthodontic processes and appliances which are part of a coordinated treatment plan for craniofacial disorders.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide parity in the coverage of craniofacial disorders by requiring health insurers to cover medically necessary orthodontic processes and appliances for the treatment of craniofacial disorders.