Insurance and Real Estate Committee

PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

12:00 PM in Room 2D of the LOB

I. BILLS FOR REVIEW

1. Proposed S.B. No. 19 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF A PRESCRIBED DRUG FOR A CHRONIC CONDITION DURING CERTAIN ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEWS. (INS)

2. Proposed S.B. No. 20 AN ACT CONCERNING THE FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT IN A HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM RATE FILING REVIEW. (INS)

3. Proposed S.B. No. 21 AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF ORALLY AND INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED MEDICATIONS. (INS)

4. Proposed S.B. No. 22 AN ACT CONCERNING COST-SHARING FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. (INS)

5. Proposed S.B. No. 23 AN ACT REQUIRING SITE-NEUTRAL PAYMENTS FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES. (INS)

6. Proposed S.B. No. 24 AN ACT REDUCING THE TIME FRAMES FOR URGENT CARE ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEW REQUESTS. (INS)

7. Proposed S.B. No. 25 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF A PRESCRIBED DRUG DURING THE ENTIRE ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEW AND EXTERNAL REVIEW PROCESSES. (INS)

8. Proposed S.B. No. 229 AN ACT EXPANDING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS. (INS)

9. Proposed S.B. No. 426 AN ACT PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM INAPPROPRIATE BILLING PRACTICES. (INS)

10. Proposed S.B. No. 543 AN ACT CONCERNING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR INPATIENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAMS. (INS)

11. Proposed S.B. No. 546 AN ACT CONCERNING PARTICIPATING PROVIDER DIRECTORIES PROVIDED BY HEALTH CARRIERS AND PARTICIPATING PROVIDERS ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS ON AN OUTPATIENT SERVICES BASIS. (INS)

12. Proposed H.B. No. 5140 AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENTS TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR COVERED SERVICES PROVIDED FOR THE TREATMENT OF A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER. (INS)

13. Proposed H.B. No. 5270 AN ACT DECREASING THE TIME FRAMES FOR URGENT CARE ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEW REQUESTS. (INS)

14. Proposed H.B. No. 5441 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR LONG-TERM ADDICTION TREATMENT. (INS)

15. Proposed H.B. No. 5962 AN ACT PROHIBITING INSURERS AND OTHER ENTITIES FROM REQUIRING THAT INSUREDS DIAGNOSED WITH METASTATIC CANCER USE STEP THERAPY FOR ANY PRESCRIBED DRUG PRESCRIBED TO TREAT METASTATIC CANCER. (INS)

16. Proposed H.B. No. 5963 AN ACT CONCERNING TREATMENT OR CARE PROVIDED BY RELIGIOUS NONMEDICAL PROVIDERS UNDER HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES OR HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS. (INS)

17. Proposed H.B. No. 5968 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION FOR INSUREDS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER. (INS)

18. Proposed H.B. No. 5971 AN ACT EXTENDING THE PERIOD CHILDREN MAY RETAIN DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE UNDER THEIR PARENTS' INSURANCE POLICIES. (INS)

19. Proposed H.B. No. 6175 AN ACT CONCERNING A STRATEGIC PLAN TO ENSURE CONTINUED ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE AND COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE COVERAGE. (INS)

20. Proposed H.B. No. 6431 AN ACT CONCERNING UTILIZATION REVIEWS. (INS)

21. Proposed H.B. No. 6433 AN ACT CONCERNING CLINICAL PEER REVIEW PERFORMED FOR PURPOSES OF A UTILIZATION REVIEW. (INS)

22. Proposed H.B. No. 6434 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH CARRIERS TO INFORM THE COVERED PERSON WHOSE MATTER IS UNDER EXTERNAL REVIEW THAT THE CARRIER COMPENSATES THE INDEPENDENT REVIEW ORGANIZATION CONDUCTING THE REVIEW. (INS)

23. Proposed H.B. No. 6435 AN ACT PROHIBITING HEALTH INSURERS AND OTHER ENTITIES FROM CHARGING DISABLED VETERANS FOR CERTAIN OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES. (INS)

24. Proposed H.B. No. 6436 AN ACT CONCERNING AN ARBITRATION PROCESS FOR SURPRISE BILLS AND BILLS FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES. (INS)