HB 1740 Heath insurance; coverage for hearing aids for minors.
John A. Cosgrove (by request) | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary as introduced:
Health insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors.  Requires health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts to provide coverage for hearing aids and related services for children from birth to age 18 when a licensed audiologist prescribes such hearing aids and related services. The coverage shall include one hearing aid per hearing-impaired ear, up to a cost of $1,500, every 24 months.

Full text:
01/03/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 056133276  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/03/05  House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 056133276
01/03/05  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/05  House: Tabled in Commerce and Labor (21-Y 1-N)