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HB 1021: Required Coverage For Reproductive Services

Women’s Rights
Bill Number: HB 1021
Year: 2010
ACLU Position: Passive Support
Sponsors: Rep. Frangas; Rep. McCann; Sen. Foster

Description:
Health Care Task Force. The bill requires entities issuing individual sickness and accident insurance policies in this state to provide the same coverage for maternity care as is currently mandated for all group sickness and accident insurance policies. The bill also requires both individual and group policies to provide coverage for pregnancy management, including contraceptive counseling, drugs, and devices. The bill excludes abortion procedures and services from pregnancy management.
 
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

02/03/2010 House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
01/13/2010 Introduced In House - Assigned to Business Affairs and Labor



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