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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
MDSB93PassRequiring the holder of a nonresident insurance producer license to maintain a current license as a resident insurance producer in good standing in the holder's home state; authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to cancel a nonresident produ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 520
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
MDSB95PassObligating public adjusters to disburse insurance settlement payments received on behalf of the insured within 15 business days after the date of the payment from an insurer.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 521
MDSB124PassClarifying the applicability of a certain assessment by the State to certain entities for certain products that were subject to § 9010 of the Affordable Care Act, as in effect on December 1,2019; and requiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 104
MDHB141PassRevising the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act; altering the persons to whom and circumstances under which the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation is required to provide certain coverage; providing that the Act does not pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 73
MDSB186PassRevising the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act; altering the persons to whom and circumstances under which the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation is required to provide certain coverage; providing that the Act does not pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 74
MDHB196PassClarifying the applicability of a certain assessment by the State to certain entities for certain products that were subject to § 9010 of the Affordable Care Act, as in effect on December 1, 2019; requiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 105
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
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
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
MDHB1120PassProviding that the Secretary of Health or certain units of the Maryland Department of Health have exclusive jurisdiction to enforce certain laws by certain action; establishing that the Commission on Civil Rights and the Secretary or certain units ha...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 428
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
MDHB1100PassRequiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to meet four times per year instead of every 6 weeks; repealing the requirement that the Board hire general counsel; providing that the Attorney General is the legal advisor for the Board; requiring...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 425
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
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
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
MDSB1039IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to delegate to any Maryland Insurance Administration employee, rather than only one, who is designated by the Commissioner and admitted to the practice of law in the State the responsibility for holding...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB905IntroRequiring, beginning on January 1, 2021, a prescriber or dispenser of a prescription drug to have access to and use, under certain circumstances, certain technology that provides patient-specific prescription drug benefit and cost information in a ce...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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
MDSB556EngrossProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organizations from offering products or services at no charge or at a discounted price for certain purposes; prohibiting an insur...
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2020-03-12
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSJ5EngrossUrging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that prohibits the balance billing of consumers by certain air ambulances.
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2020-03-06
To House Rules and Executive Nominations 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
MDHB994IntroRepealing a certain exemption from certain insurance laws for certain voluntary noncontractual religious publication arrangements; exempting from certain insurance laws certain health care sharing ministries; requiring a person to obtain a certificat...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB849IntroProhibiting certain rates from taking effect without prior approval from the Maryland Insurance Commissioner; altering the definition of "insurer" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the People's Insurance Counsel to include prope...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB776IntroDefining "health care facility-based physician" for the purpose of applying certain provisions of law relating to the assignment of benefits and the reimbursement of nonpreferred providers who are physicians to physicians based in certain health care...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1593IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to delegate to any Maryland Insurance Administration employee, rather than only one, who is designated by the Commissioner and admitted to the practice of law in the State the responsibility for holding...
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2020-03-02
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB697IntroRepealing a certain exemption from certain insurance laws for certain voluntary noncontractual religious publication arrangements; exempting from certain insurance laws certain health care sharing ministries; requiring a person to obtain a certificat...
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2020-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB195IntroProhibiting carriers from offering health benefits under the Maryland State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program unless the carrier also offers certain qualified health benefit plans through the Individual Exchange of the Maryland...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1611IntroProhibiting separate scoring of each section of a written examination that is divided into two or more sections for an applicant to become a qualified producer to sell certain life and health insurance products.
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2020-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1341IntroProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organizations from offering products or services at no charge or at a discounted price to educate a person regarding, or to monit...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
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
MDHB1329IntroRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, in consultation with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner and as approved by the Board of Trustees of the Exchange, to establish and implement a Small Business Health Insurance Subsidies Program to provi...
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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
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