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2019 HB 5521: An Act Expanding Required Health Insurance Coverage For Preexisting Conditions.

To (1) redefine "preexisting conditions provision" to include preexisting conditions regardless of whether medical advice, diagnosis, care or treatment was recommended or received for such conditions prior to the effective date of coverage under a health insurance policy or plan, (2) require short-term insurance policies to exclude the same preexisting conditions provision as other individual and group health insurance policies, and (3) repeal redundant exceptions concerning mandatory coverage for breast cancer survivors.

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