MD HB249 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-4)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 437
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide certain coverage for instruction by a licensed health care provider on fertility awareness-based methods; prohibiting the insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a copayment, coinsurance requirement, or deductible to coverage for the instruction on fertility awareness-based methods, except with respect to a certain grandfathered exception; etc.

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Health Insurance - Coverage for Fertility Awareness-Based Methods


Roll Calls

2018-03-24 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 48 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-02-23 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (131-0) (Y: 132 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 13) [PASS]


2018-05-08HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 437
2018-03-29HouseReturned Passed
2018-03-28SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2018-03-27SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-03-27SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-03-26SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2018-03-22SenateHearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-26SenateFirst Reading Finance
2018-02-23HouseThird Reading Passed (131-0)
2018-02-21HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-02-21HouseFavorable with Amendments {166386/1 Report Adopted
2018-02-20HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2018-02-07HouseHearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-19HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


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Bill Comments