|SB 0581||Stops Premature Discharge of Mothers & Infants From Hospital|
|LR Number:||S2221.01I||Fiscal Note:||2221-01|
|Committee:||Insurance and Housing|
|Last Action:||01/31/96 - Bill Combined in SCS/SBs 533, 512 & 581|
|Title:||SCS/SBs 533, 512 & 581|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1996|
SB 581 - This act mandates that managed care plans must provide coverage for a minimum of forty-eight hours of in-patient care following a vaginal delivery and a minimum of ninety-six hours of in-patient care following a caesarean section for a mother and her newly born child.
If a mother and her attending physician agree to let the mother and newborn leave before the minimum coverage the managed care plan must cover a follow-up visit within forty-eight hours after in-patient discharge.
This act is similar to SB 512 and SB 533.