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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 508

 

January Session, 2005

 

LCO No. 814

   

Referred to Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. CRISCO, 17th Dist.

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. FRITZ, 90th Dist.

REP. OLSON, 46th Dist.

REP. HOVEY, 112th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF INFERTILITY.

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 insurance policies to provide coverage for medically necessary expenses of the diagnosis and treatment of infertility except where such coverage is contrary to the religious beliefs of an employer or individual.

Statement of Purpose:

To require health insurance policies to provide coverage for medically necessary expenses of the diagnosis and treatment of infertility except where such coverage is contrary to the religious beliefs of an employer or individual.