DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Mandated benefit exemptions. Exempts health insurance policies and health maintenance organization contracts that are issued to individuals or businesses that employ less than 25 employees from statutorily mandated benefits provisions, including provisions requiring the following: (1) No exclusion of coverage for inpatient mental health services provided by a community mental health center or psychiatric hospital. (2) Coverage for prosthetics or reconstruction following mastectomy. (3) Coverage for newborns. (4) Coverage for mammography. (5) Coverage for diabetes. (6) Coverage for prostate cancer screening. (7) No prohibition on a women's health care provider serving as a primary care provider. (8) Coverage for dental care services for certain individuals.