FL H0959 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 12 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-02 - 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires Medicaid managed care plans to submit annual report to AHCA relating to parity between mental health & substance use disorder benefits & medical & surgical benefits; provides requirements for entities transacting individual or group health insurance or providing prepaid health care; removes provisions relating to optional coverage for mental & nervous disorders; requires OIR to implement & enforce federal law in specified manner; requires OIR to issue specified annual report to Legislature; removes provision relating to optional coverage required for substance abuse impaired persons.

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Insurance Coverage Parity for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders



2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
2021-02-25HouseNow in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
2021-02-25HouseReferred to Health & Human Services Committee
2021-02-25HouseReferred to Appropriations Committee
2021-02-25HouseReferred to Finance & Facilities Subcommittee

Same As/Similar To

S1536 (Similar To) 2021-03-02 - Introduced

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
409967Amended CodeSee Bill Text
6274193Amended CodeSee Bill Text
6276675Amended CodeSee Bill Text
627668Amended CodeSee Bill Text
627669Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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