IN SB0422 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-01-16 - Senator Stoops added as coauthor
Pending: Senate Insurance & Financial Institutions Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Treatment of Lyme disease. Requires that, if an individual is diagnosed with Lyme disease or a related tick borne disease, state employee health plans, Medicaid, policies of accident and sickness insurance, and health maintenance organization contracts must provide coverage for Lyme disease or a related tick borne disease testing and treatment that is prescribed by a health care provider. Provides that a health care provider may not be subject to discipline solely because the health care provider prescribed, administered, or dispensed a long term antibiotic treatment for the treatment of Lyme disease or a tick borne disease. Requires a health care provider or health care provider's designee who orders a laboratory test for the presence of Lyme disease to provide the patient or the patient's legal representative with certain written information concerning Lyme disease.

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Treatment of Lyme disease.



2020-01-16SenateSenator Stoops added as coauthor
2020-01-15SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Insurance and Financial Institutions
2020-01-15SenateAuthored by Senator Lanane

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