Bill Text: NH HB1346 | 2020 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Requiring the insurance department to make a report regarding the impact of insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2020-06-16 - Introduced 06/16/2020, and Laid on Table, Motion Adopted, Voice Vote; 06/16/2020; Senate Journal 8 [HB1346 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2020-HB1346-Amended.html

HB 1346 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

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2020 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1346

 

AN ACT requiring the insurance department to make a report regarding the impact of insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McBeath, Rock. 26; Rep. Chase, Straf. 18; Rep. Grote, Rock. 24; Rep. Pantelakos, Rock. 25; Rep. Van Houten, Hills. 45; Rep. Marsh, Carr. 8; Sen. Rosenwald, Dist 13

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the insurance department to make a report regarding the impact of insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT requiring the insurance department to make a report regarding the impact of insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Insurance Coverage for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Report Required.  The insurance commissioner shall solicit information and data from health insurance carriers regarding the effect of 2019, 277 (SB224) regarding insurance coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders.  The data collected shall include the number of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder cases diagnosed, treatment recommended by health care providers, denials of treatment approved by insurance carriers, number of appeals by insureds, and number of appeals granted by insurance carriers.  The commissioner shall analyze the information and submit a report on or before November 1, 2023 to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the governor, and the chairpersons of the house and senate committees having jurisdiction over health and human services issues and over insurance issues.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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