MD SB631 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 30 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-30 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 357
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]

Summary

Requiring an insurer, nonprofit health service plan, or health maintenance organization to use the most recent treatment criteria developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine for addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions for all medical necessity and utilization management determinations for substance use disorder benefits; applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered or renewed in the State on or after January 1, 2020; etc.

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Title

Health Insurance – Coverage for Mental Health Benefits and Substance Use Disorder Benefits – Treatment Criteria

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Roll Calls

2019-03-29 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (132-0) (Y: 132 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2019-03-21 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 48 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-30SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 357
2019-04-08SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-05HouseThird Reading Passed (132-0)
2019-04-04HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-04HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-04HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2019-04-03HouseHearing 4/04 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-03-28HouseRereferred to Health and Government Operations
2019-03-26HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2019-03-25SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2019-03-22SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-22SenateFavorable with Amendments {737971/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-22SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2019-02-11SenateHearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Finance

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