HB 1656 Health insurance; proton radiation therapy coverage decisions.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Health insurance; proton radiation therapy coverage decisions. Prohibits health insurance policies and plans from holding proton radiation therapy to a higher standard of clinical evidence for benefit coverage decisions than is applied for other types of radiation therapy treatment. The measure applies to policies and plans that provide coverage for cancer therapy. The bill contains an emergency clause.

Full text:
01/05/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100395D  pdf | impact statement
02/23/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1656ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/03/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0287)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/05/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100395D
01/05/17  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/02/17  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (16-Y 4-N)
02/04/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House (93-Y 4-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (93-Y 4-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/13/17  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/15/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Read third time
02/16/17  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/16/17  Senate: Amendment by Senator Wagner agreed to
02/16/17  Senate: Emergency clause added
02/16/17  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/20/17  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (90-Y 3-N)
02/20/17  House: VOTE: ADOPTION EMERGENCY (90-Y 3-N)
02/23/17  House: Enrolled
02/23/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1656ER)
02/23/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/24/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/28/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/03/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 287 (effective 3/3/17)
03/03/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0287)