AB 97 – CaliforniaStatus: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2021
Existing law, the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975, provides for the licensure and regulation of health care service plans by the Department of Managed Health Care. Existing law provides for the regulation of health insurers by the Department of Insurance. Existing law requires a health care service plan contract or health insurance policy issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after January 1, 2000, that covers prescription benefits to include coverage for insulin, if it is determined to be medically necessary.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to make insulin more affordable for Californians.
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