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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Health status related requirements. Specifies that a state employee health plan, a policy of accident and sickness insurance, and a health maintenance organization contract must provide for availability, renewability, premium rating, and coverage without regard to health status, including preexisting conditions. Makes conforming amendments. Provides for the legislative services agency to prepare legislation for the 2020 legislative session to make conforming amendments. Repeals current law providing for issuance of certain policies of accident and sickness insurance under which coverage for preexisting conditions is waived. Health status related requirements. Specifies that a state employee health plan, a policy of accident and sickness insurance, and a health maintenance organization contract must provide for availability, renewability, premium rating, and coverage without regard to health status, including preexisting conditions. Makes conforming amendments. Provides for the legislative services agency to prepare legislation for the 2020 legislative session to make conforming amendments. Repeals current law providing for issuance of certain policies of accident and sickness insurance under which coverage for preexisting conditions is waived.