DC B22-0597 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Introduced on November 21 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-12-18 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill requires all health benefit plans offered by an insurance carrier to meet the requirements of the federal Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenci Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. It requires all plans to submit an annual report to the Department of Health Care Finance on or before October 1 of every calendar year.

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Behavioral Health Parity Act Of 2017



2017-12-18CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-12-15CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-12-01CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-11-24CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0597 Published in the DC Register
2017-11-21CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2017-11-21CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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