2009 Legislation


(Apply to policies or plans issued or renewed on or after Jan. 1, 2010.)

SB 9: Removes sunset on required coverage of inborn errors of metabolism.

SB 24: Mandates coverage of medically necessary, evidence-based telemedicine services (provided by video conference).

SB 316: Requires health benefit plans to cover routine costs of care in qualifying clinical trials subject to co-pays and other cost-sharing.

SB 734: Requires certain health insurers to cover quit-smoking and other tobacco use cessation programs.

SB 381: Requires health benefit plans to cover medically necessary treatments for traumatic brain injury.

HB 2506: Requires health plans to cover services of professional counselors and marriage and family therapists if certain other services are covered by the plan.

HB 2589: Requires hearing aid coverage for those under age 18.

HB 2794: Requires coverage of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for females between ages 11 and 26. HPV is the main cause of cervical cancer in women.

HB 3496:​ Exempts mandate (enteral formula) from sunset provision.​​​​