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MDSB98PassRequiring a certain carrier to provide an open enrollment period for eligible employees and dependents who gain access to new qualified health plans as a result of a permanent move and who had coverage for prenatal care or services or had medically n...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 524
MDSB42PassAltering the information required to be included in a certain annual report required to be submitted to certain persons by the Health Services Cost Review Commission; altering a certain reporting date from October 1 to May 1 each year; repealing the ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 505
MDSB99PassClarifying that certain provisions of law and certain provisions of this Act apply to managed care organizations and certain pharmacy benefits managers; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, and...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 525
MDSB334PassRequiring certain carriers, on or before March 1, 2022 and March 1, 2024 to submit a report to the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to demonstrate the carrier's compliance with the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act; requiring certa...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 212
MDHB455PassRequiring certain carriers, on or before March 1, 2022 and March 1, 2024, to submit a report to the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to demonstrate the carrier's compliance with the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act; requiring cert...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 211
MDHB601PassProhibiting a carrier from rejecting a provider who provides community-based health services for an accredited program because the provider practices within the scope of the provider's license and is a registered psychology associate; and altering th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 271
MDHB671PassAuthorizing the establishment of a certain health savings account; providing that certain provisions of law do not apply to certain health savings accounts; providing that a health savings account is established on the first day that an individual be...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 616
MDSB507PassAuthorizing the establishment of a certain health savings account; providing that certain provisions of law do not apply to certain health savings accounts; providing that a health savings account is established on the first day that an individual be...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 617
MDHB652PassProhibiting the Secretary of Health from considering certain drugs to be specialty drugs for the purposes of providing services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; altering the definition of "specialty drug" for the purpose of excluding pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 614
MDSB475PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2021, to provide services for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome under c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 560
MDHB781PassAltering the circumstances under which certain entities are required to provide coverage for certain expenses arising from in vitro fertilization procedures; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 324
MDHB852PassProhibiting certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a deductible, a copayment, or coinsurance to coverage for certain preventive care screening services for prostate cancer; and applying th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 343
MDSB661PassProhibiting certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a deductible, a copayment, or coinsurance to coverage for certain preventive care screening services for prostate cancer; applying the Ac...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 344
MDSB749PassCorrecting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code and in certain uncodified laws; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotated Code; ratifying certain corre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 628
MDSB931PassProhibiting the Secretary of Health from considering certain drugs to be specialty drugs for the purposes of providing services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; altering the definition of "specialty drug" for the purpose of excluding pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 615
MDSB872PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 621
MDSB915PassRequiring, on or after July 1, 2021, pharmacy services administrative organizations to register with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner before providing certain services in the State; requiring certain applicants to file an application on a certain ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 398
MDSB988PassAltering the circumstances under which certain entities are required to provide coverage for certain expenses arising from in vitro fertilization procedures; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 325
MDHB959PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
MDHB978PassRequiring, on or after July 1, 2021, pharmacy services administrative organizations to register with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner before providing certain services in the State; requiring certain applicants to file an application on a certain ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 399
MDHB1150PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to use a reverse auction, as provided for in certain provisions of law established by the Act, to select a pharmacy benefits manager or other entity to administer the State Rx Program; requiring the D...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 434
MDHB1307PassProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring a certain pharmacy or pharmacist to obtain certain credentialing as a condition for participating in a certain network with certain frequency or charging a pharmacy or pharmacist a certain fee; r...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 455
MDHB1273PassRequiring a pharmacy benefits manager to allow a pharmacy or pharmacist to withdraw and resubmit certain claims within a certain number of days after a preliminary audit report is delivered or, if a pharmacy or pharmacist requests an internal audit, ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 452
MDSB669VetoRepealing certain provisions of law requiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to determine a certain funding source by December 31, 2020; requiring the Board to assess and collect a certain fee from certain persons in a certain manner; requ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1095VetoRepealing certain provisions of law requiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to determine a certain funding source by December 31, 2020; requiring the Board to assess and collect a certain fee from certain persons in a certain manner; requ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB502PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide, subject to a certain limitation, mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; altering the definition of telehealth as it a...
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2020-04-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 18
MDHB1208PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, to provide mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; requiring the Maryland Department of Health t...
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2020-04-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 17
MDHB447EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2021, to provide services for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome under c...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
MDSB112EngrossRequiring a carrier to disclose protected health information to another carrier for case management and care coordination activities under certain circumstances; requiring any request for or disclosure of protected health information to comply with c...
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2020-03-15
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1017IntroRequiring a pharmacy benefits manager to maintain an adequate and accessible pharmacy benefits manager network consisting of contracted pharmacies that provide convenient patient access to pharmacy services; authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commiss...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1359IntroRepealing certain prohibitions on certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations regarding the imposition of step therapy or fail-first protocols; requiring a step therapy protocol to be established by using ce...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1360IntroRequiring, to the extent authorized under federal law, certain entities to include payments made by certain persons when calculating certain contributions to an out-of-pocket maximum or a cost-sharing requirement for an insured, a subscriber, or a me...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB656EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer a maintenance injectable medication to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board ...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB785IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers from requiring a beneficiary to use a mail-order pharmacy to fill or refill a prescription as a condition for reimbursing the cost of the drug; prohibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from sele...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1165IntroRequiring each carrier to inform members and beneficiaries in a certain manner of the right to request a certain referral to a specialist or nonphysician specialist who is not part of the carrier's provider panel; requiring, under certain circumstanc...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB727IntroDefining a "direct primary care agreement" as a written contract in which a primary care provider agrees to provide certain primary care services to a patient for a certain fee and for a certain period of time and that has certain elements; excluding...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB871IntroProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a physician from personally dispensing to a patient by mail order certain prescription drugs and devices; prohibiting certain entities, policies, and contracts from imposing certain cost-sharin...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB756IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to establish reimbursement levels, rather than maximum reimbursement levels, for drug products for which there is a certain generic equivalent; requiring that certain minimum reimbursement levels be a...
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2020-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB885IntroEstablishing that a pharmacy benefits manager has a duty and an obligation to the beneficiary and the purchaser to perform all pharmacy benefits management services with care and skill and primarily in the best interests of the beneficiary and the pu...
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2020-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB970IntroDefining the term "primary care provider" for purposes of provisions of law requiring health insurance carriers to pay to certain individuals bonus payments for services provided under certain circumstances; and requiring a carrier to pay a bonus to ...
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2020-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB943IntroProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a physician from personally dispensing to a patient by mail order certain prescription drugs and devices; prohibiting certain entities, policies, and contracts from imposing certain cost-sharin...
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2020-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB901IntroClarifying that, for purposes of provisions of law concerning health insurance, a chamber of commerce may be considered an association; repealing certain provisions of law that apply certain provisions of law governing small group market plans to hea...
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2020-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB484IntroRequiring each carrier to inform members and beneficiaries in a certain manner of the right to request a referral to a specialist or nonphysician specialist who is not part of the carrier's provider panel; requiring, under certain circumstances, cert...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB653IntroRequiring a carrier to make available to an individual enrolled in a Medicare supplement policy plan different Medicare supplement policy plans with certain benefits during the 30 days following the individual's birthday; prohibiting a carrier, for a...
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2020-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB729IntroReducing the number of days, from 30 to 3, after the receipt of certain claims or certain information under certain circumstances within which an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization is required to mail or o...
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2020-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB600IntroDefining the term "primary care provider" for purposes of provisions of law requiring health insurance carriers to pay to certain individuals bonus payments for services provided under certain circumstances; and requiring a carrier to pay a bonus to ...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB623IntroRequiring, to the extent authorized under federal law, certain entities to include payments made by certain persons when calculating certain contributions to an out-of-pocket maximum or a cost-sharing requirement for an insured, a subscriber, or a me...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB659IntroRequiring a carrier to make available to an individual enrolled in a Medicare supplement policy plan different Medicare supplement policy plans with certain benefits during the 30 days following the individual's birthday; prohibiting a carrier, for a...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB952IntroRepealing certain prohibitions on certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations regarding the imposition of step therapy or fail-first protocols; requiring a step therapy protocol to be established by using ce...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB527IntroClarifying that, for purposes of provisions of law concerning health insurance, a chamber of commerce may be considered an association; repealing certain provisions of law that apply certain provisions of law governing small group market plans to hea...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
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