SB 749
Requires health insurance policies to provide coverage for hearing instruments and related services for enrollees under the age of 18
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Last Action:
3/4/2020 - Hearing Conducted S Insurance and Banking Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2020

Current Bill Summary

SB 749 - This act requires accident and health insurers to provide coverage for medically necessary hearing instruments, as defined in the act, and related services for individuals under the age of 18 when prescribed by a hearing care professional. The coverage is subject to out-of-pocket payment requirements, shall provide for one hearing aid for each ear every 36 months, shall include related selection and adjustment services when deemed necessary by a professional, and may include medically necessary repairs to the instrument.

This act is substantially similar to HB 1337 (2020), SB 235 (2019), and HB 205 (2019).



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