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
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Current Bill Summary

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.