2007 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Helen Cotton Leiser)|
|Chief Sponsors:||Senator Deckert|
|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.
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.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|