2007 Regular Session
SB 491 A
Overview
At the request of: (at the request of Helen Cotton Leiser)
Chief Sponsors: Senator Deckert
Regular Sponsors:
Bill Title: Relating to insurance coverage of bilateral cochlear implants.
Catchline/Summary: Requires health insurers that provide coverage for cochlear implant to provide coverage of bilateral cochlear implants.
<b>Provides that for purposes of unfair claim settlement practices, reasonable investigation of claim for bilateral cochlear implants must include recommendation from treating surgeon based on medical literature and findings.</b>
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Measure History
Current Status
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