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Engrossed Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Health coverage. Specifies that the preexisting condition requirements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as in effect on January 1, 2019, are in effect in Indiana, regardless of the legal status of the ACA. Permits the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply for a state plan amendment requiring Medicaid reimbursement for rehabilitation option services in a school setting. Requires implementation within 1 year of approval. Prohibits preexisting condition exclusions in state employee health plans, policies of accident and sickness insurance, and health maintenance organization contracts. Permits premium rate variation based on Health coverage. Specifies that the preexisting condition requirements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as in effect on January 1, 2019, are in effect in Indiana, regardless of the legal status of the ACA. Permits the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply for a state plan amendment requiring Medicaid reimbursement for rehabilitation option services in a school setting. Requires implementation within 1 year of approval. Prohibits preexisting condition exclusions in state employee health plans, policies of accident and sickness insurance, and health maintenance organization contracts. Permits premium rate variation based on certain factors. Specifies certain coverage and disclosures that must be provided with respect to a short term insurance plan, including renewal without underwriting, a term of not more than 364 days, and an annual limit of at least $2,000,000. Requires an insurer that makes a Medicare supplement policy available to an individual eligible for Medicare based on age to make at least one "Plan A" Medicare supplement policy available to an individual eligible for Medicare based on disability. Specifies enrollment and insurance producer compensation requirements that apply to the "Plan A" policy. Makes conforming amendments. ... View more