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9 01, 2023

SB 50

An Act providing for health care insurance coverage protections, for duties of the Insurance Department and the Insurance Commissioner, for regulations, for enforcement and for penalties. This legislation protects insurance coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions.

SB 50
9 01, 2023

SB 225

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in quality healthcare accountability and protection, further providing for definitions and for responsibilities of managed care plans, providing for preauthorization review standards and for preauthorization costs, further providing for continuity of care, providing for step therapy, further providing for required disclosure and for operational standards and providing for initial review of preauthorization requests and adverse determinations, for preauthorization denial grievances and for access requirements in service areas; and making an editorial change. Requires insurers to [...]

SB 225
9 01, 2023

SB 705

An Act relating to telemedicine; authorizing the regulation of telemedicine by professional licensing boards; and providing for insurance coverage of telemedicine.

SB 705
9 01, 2023

HB 98

An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in casualty insurance, providing for billing eligible insureds for services by out-of-network provider.

HB 98
9 01, 2023

SB 52

An Act providing for health care insurance coverage protections, for duties of the Insurance Department and the Insurance Commissioner, for regulations, for enforcement and for penalties. Annual or lifetime limits typically affect individuals with chronic medical conditions, such as cancer, mental illness, or addiction, that require constant treatment and drug therapies. According to estimates from the Departments of Human Services and Insurance, 4.5 million Pennsylvanians have benefited from the Federal prohibition on annual and lifetime limits. Under the legislation, insurance policies sold or renewed in the Commonwealth, after the effective date of the bill, [...]

SB 52
9 01, 2023

HB 833

An Act providing for the study and design of a program for importing prescription drugs.

HB 833
9 01, 2023

SB 235

An Act amending Title 40 (Insurance) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in regulation of insurers and related persons generally, providing for association health plans. This legislation will provide a mechanism for employers to join together to offer quality health insurance as a benefit for their employees, some for the first time. When small businesses group together, they are able to spread out the risk across the group and negotiate for discounted health insurance coverage the same way large businesses currently purchase health benefits on the group insurance market. This will provide a decrease in [...]

SB 235
9 01, 2023

SB 51

An Act providing for individual and group health care insurance coverage protections and for core health benefits; imposing penalties; and providing for applicability and for regulations. Under the proposal, the ten essential health benefits (EHB) currently covered by the ACA would be placed into state law. The benefits the legislation would cover includes: ambulatory patient services; emergency services; hospitalization; maternity and newborn care; mental health and substance use disorder services including behavioral health treatment; prescription drugs; rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices; laboratory services; preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management; and pediatric [...]

SB 51
9 01, 2023

SB 828

An Act amending the act of July 22, 1974 (P.L.589, No.205), known as the Unfair Insurance Practices Act, further providing for unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices defined. This measure provides protection for patients who are already receiving a benefit within the policy year of their health insurance contract. It does not impact an insurer’s ability to alter covered benefits for insured people who are not already receiving a specific service, treatment or prescription drug. Finally, this legislation does not apply to a benefit removed from coverage because it [...]

SB 828