AK House Majority
The 26th Alaska State Legislature, 2009 - 2010  
House Bill 222

Med. Ins. Eligibility/Nondiscrimination

Signed Into Law! Chapter 55 SLA 09
Sponsored by Rep. Lindsey Holmes

Co-Sponsors: Rep. Tuck, Sen. Gardner, Rep. Lynn, Rep. Kerttula, Rep. Guttenberg

An Act prohibiting discrimination by health care insurers based on genetic information; providing special enrollment requirements related to Medicaid and state child health plan coverage; requiring a health care insurer to offer coverage for the treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse; providing continuity of coverage for college students during medically necessary leaves of absence from college; requiring health care insurers in the group market to provide parity in the application of mental health and substance abuse benefits that comply with federal requirements; amending the definition of dentist to include out-of-state dentists for purposes of certain dental insurance requirements; and providing for an effective date.

Bill Version: HB 222(TITLE AM)
Status: Chapter 55 SLA 09 : 2009-07-09

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