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2019 HB 7125: An Act Concerning Parity For Mental Health And Substance Use Disorder Benefits, Nonquantitative Treatment Limitations, Drugs Prescribed For The Treatment Of Substance Use Disorders, And Substance Abuse Services.

To (1) require each health carrier to submit an annual report concerning parity for mental health and substance use disorder benefits, (2) require the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to insurance to conduct an annual public hearing concerning such report, (3) require nonquantitative treatment limitations to be applied equally to mental health and substance use disorder benefits and medical and surgical benefits under certain health insurance policies, (4) require health insurance coverage for (A) prescription drugs prescribed for the treatment of substance use disorders if a policy includes coverage for prescription drugs, and (B) substance abuse services regardless of whether such services were provided pursuant to a court order, and (5) prohibit mandatory step therapy and prior authorization for prescription drugs prescribed for the treatment of substance use disorders.

Sponsors

  • Rutigliano, David,
  • Lesser, Matthew L.,
  • Kokoruda, Noreen S.,
  • Turco, Gary A.,
  • Wilson Pheanious, Pat,
  • Rojas, Jason,
  • Sredzinski, J.P.,
  • Somers, Heather S.,
  • Green, Robin,
  • Candelaria, Juan R.,
  • Cheeseman, Holly H.,
  • Mushinsky, Mary M.,
  • Miller, Patricia Billie,
  • Floren, Livvy R.,
  • Carney, Devin R.,
  • Hampton, John K.,
  • Serra, Joseph C.,
  • Buckbee, Bill,
  • Flexer, Mae,
  • McCarthy Vahey, Cristin,
  • Dathan, Lucy,
  • Napoli, Ronald A.,
  • Carpino, Christie M.,
  • Zawistowski, Tami,
  • Osten, Catherine A.,
  • Devlin, Laura M.,
  • Simanski, Bill,
  • Anwar, Saud,
  • MacLachlan, Jesse,
  • Pavalock-D'Amato, Cara Christine,
  • Cohen, Christine,
  • Delnicki, Tom,
  • Daugherty Abrams, Mary,
  • Allie-Brennan, Raghib,
  • Ferraro, Charles J.,
  • Michel, David,
  • Ritter, Matthew,
  • Leone, Carlo,
  • Arnone, Tom,
  • Blumenthal, Matt,
  • McCarty, Kathleen M.,
  • Tercyak, Peter A.,
  • Yaccarino, Dave W.,
  • Hill, Leslee B.,
  • Kushner, Julie,
  • Comey, Robin E.,
  • Santiago, Hilda E.,
  • Steinberg, Jonathan,
  • Conley, Christine,
  • Rochelle, Kara,
  • Needleman, Norman,
  • Kelly, Kevin C.,
  • Betts, Whit,
  • Horn, Maria P.,
  • Petit, William A.,
  • Logan, George S.,
  • Bizzarro, Gennaro,
  • Hwang, Tony,
  • Klarides-Ditria, Nicole,
  • Young, Philip L.,
  • Wood, Terrie E.,
  • Bergstein, Alexandra,

Actions

2019-02-14 lower REF. TO JOINT COMM. ON Insurance and Real Estate
2019-03-01 lower PUBLIC HEARING 0305
2019-03-19 lower Joint Favorable Substitute
2019-03-20 lower FILED WITH LCO
2019-03-28 lower REFERRED TO Office of Legislative Research AND Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/02/19
2019-04-03 lower RPTD. OUT OF LCO
2019-04-03 lower FAV. RPT., TABLED FOR HOUSE CALENDER
2019-04-03 lower HOUSE CALENDAR NUMBER 221
2019-04-03 lower FILE NO. 343
2019-05-10 lower REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON Appropriations
2019-05-13 lower Joint Favorable
2019-05-14 lower FILED WITH LCO
2019-05-14 lower RPTD. OUT OF LCO
2019-05-14 lower NO NEW FILE BY COMM. ON Appropriations
2019-05-14 lower TABLED FOR HOUSE CALENDAR
2019-05-20 lower HOUSE ADOPTED HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
2019-05-20 lower HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
2019-05-22 lower FAV. RPT., TAB. FOR CAL., SEN.
2019-05-22 lower SENATE CALENDAR NUMBER 575
2019-05-22 lower FILE NO. 966
2019-06-05 lower SEN. ADOPTED HO. AMEND. SCH. A
2019-06-05 lower SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
2019-06-05 lower ON CONSENT CALENDAR /IN CONCURRENCE
2019-06-25 lower PUBLIC ACT 19-159
2019-06-28 lower TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
2019-06-28 lower TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
2019-07-08 lower SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

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