|SB 0424||Requires insurers to provide direct access to OB/GYN services and provide other women-related health coverage|
|LR Number:||1774S.01I||Fiscal Note:||1774-01|
|Committee:||Insurance and Housing|
|Last Action:||03/13/01 - Hearing Conducted S Insurance & Housing Committee||Journal page:|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 2001|
SB 424 - This act requires insurance companies to offer enrollees direct access to OB/GYN services through open referral whenever services are medically appropriate; annually notify enrollees of cancer screenings provided by the health care plan; provide coverage for bone density testing for postmenopausal women; and provide 100% coverage for contraceptives.
Similar provisions are contained in TAT CCS/SS/SCS/HS/HCS HB
762 (2001), TAT CCS/HS/HCS/SCS/SB 266 (2001) and SCS/SBs 391 &