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Bill Detail: HB21-1068

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Title Insurance Coverage Mental Health Wellness Exam
Status Governor Signed (07/06/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
House Sponsors D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
B. Titone (D)
Senate Sponsors D. Moreno (D)
J. Smallwood (R)
House Committee Health and Insurance
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 02/16/2021

The bill adds a requirement, as part of mandatory health insurance
coverage of preventive health care services, that health plans cover an
annual mental health wellness examination of up to 60 minutes that is
performed by a qualified mental health care provider. The coverage must:
  • Be comparable to the coverage of a physical examination;

  • Comply with the requirements of federal mental health
parity laws; and
  • Not require any deductibles, copayments, or coinsurance
for the mental health wellness examination.
The coverage applies to plans issued on or after January 1, 2022.

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