2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to reproductive health care; and declaring an emergency.|
Requires health benefit plan coverage of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products and procedures related to reproductive health.
Allows exemption for plans sold to religious employers. Requires Oregon Health Authority to implement program to reimburse costs of services, drugs, devices, products and procedures related to reproductive health provided to individuals who can become pregnant and who would be eligible for medical assistance if not for certain federal requirements. Prohibits discrimination in provision of health care coverage. Prohibits interference by public body in consenting individual's choice to terminate pregnancy. Prohibits public body's interference with health care provider terminating or assisting in termination of pregnancy of health care provider's patient, if health care provider is acting within scope of provider's license. Requires authority, in consultation with Department of Consumer and Business Services, to design program to provide statewide access to abortion coverage for Oregon residents enrolled in health benefit plans that do not cover abortion. Requires authority, in consultation with department, to implement program, to extent authorized by state law, if funding is available. Requires authority to report to Speaker of House of Representatives, President of Senate and interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to health on actions taken and recommendations for legislative changes to fully implement program. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 721|
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|