SB 40 Prohibits insurers from imposing waiting periods for maternity benefits and requires coverage to begin immediately from the effective date of the policy or plan
Sponsor: Sifton
LR Number: 0240S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Last Action: 5/7/2013 - Hearing Conducted S Small Business, Insurance and Industry Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2013

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SB 40 - This act prohibits an insurer from requiring any waiting period for health insurance coverage for maternity benefits. The act further requires coverage for the maternity benefits to begin immediately from the effective date of the health insurance policy or plan.

This act is identical to HB 1199 (2012).

STEPHEN WITTE