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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5269

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 723

 

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Referred to Committee on INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. YACCARINO, 87th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS.

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

That sections 38a-490b and 38a-516b of the general statutes be amended to require health insurance coverage for hearing aids for individuals with a hearing loss of ninety per cent or greater and to establish a graduated deductible for such individuals.

Statement of Purpose:

To require health insurance coverage for hearing aids for individuals with a hearing loss of ninety per cent or greater and to establish a graduated deductible for such individuals.