Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 7125
Session Year 2019
 


AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BENEFITS.

To (1) require each health carrier to submit an annual report concerning parity for mental health and substance use disorder benefits, (2) require the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to insurance to conduct an annual public hearing concerning such report, (3) require nonquantitative treatment limitations to be applied equally to mental health and substance use disorder benefits and medical and surgical benefits under certain health insurance policies, (4) require health insurance coverage for (A) prescription drugs prescribed for the treatment of substance use disorders if a policy includes coverage for prescription drugs, and (B) substance abuse services regardless of whether such services were provided pursuant to a court order, and (5) prohibit mandatory step therapy and prior authorization for prescription drugs prescribed for the treatment of substance use disorders.

Introduced by:
Insurance and Real Estate Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/14/2019Tabled for the Calendar, House
 5/14/2019No New File by Committee on Appropriations
 5/14/2019(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/14/2019(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/13/2019(APP)Joint Favorable
 5/10/2019Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations
 4/3/2019(LCO)File Number 343
 4/3/2019House Calendar Number 221
 4/3/2019Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/3/2019(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/28/2019(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/02/19 5:00 PM
 3/20/2019(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/19/2019(INS)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/1/2019Public Hearing 03/05
 2/14/2019Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

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