SB 316 Creates requirements for co-payments and notice of insurance coverage for occupational therapy
Sponsor: Brown
LR Number: 1374S.01P Fiscal Notes
Committee: Veterans' Affairs and Health
Last Action: 5/5/2015 - Hearing Conducted H Health Insurance Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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SB 316 - This act adds services rendered by licensed occupational therapists to services that cannot require a higher co-payment or coinsurance than is required for the services of a primary care physician office visit. This act also requires health carriers to clearly state the availability of occupational therapy services. This act requires the oversight division of the Joint Committee on Legislative Research to perform an actuarial analysis of the cost impact health carriers, insureds, and other payers for occupational therapy coverage beginning September 1, 2015, and submit a report by December 31, 2015.

This act is identical to HB 548 (2015).

MICHELA BIRK