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MDSB1079VetoAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB54PassCorrecting certain incorrect cross-references for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to accountable care organizations, incentive-based compensation, and the renewal of certain health benefit plans; altering the triggering events for whic...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 665
MDSB78PassRequiring certain domestic risk retention groups to implement certain governance standards; requiring the boards of directors of certain risk retention groups to have a majority of independent directors; establishing certain standards concerning whet...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 667
MDSB52PassAltering references to certain Medicare supplement policy plans to conform with certain provisions in federal law; etc.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 664
MDSB111PassAuthorizing the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to require certain contractors with access to federal tax information to provide certain information for a certain background investigation; authorizing the Exchange to request from the Criminal Justic...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 663
MDSB271PassRequiring, except under certain circumstances, certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for certain fertilit...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 716
MDSB682PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, in consultation with certain entities, jointly to develop a certain statewide plan, identify a Medicare reimbursement process, study and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 605
MDHB908PassRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for certain fertility preservation procedures; providing ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 715
MDSB33PassRequiring 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 ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 438
MDHB86PassAuthorizing certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide reimbursement for certain services of a dietitian or nutritionist under certain circumstances for the treatment of prediabetes and obesity; ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 432
MDHB249PassRequiring 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 ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 437
MDSB656PassAuthorizing certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide reimbursement for certain services for the treatment of prediabetes and obesity; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 433
MDSB673PassIncreasing to $50 the maximum cost of educational and promotional materials and articles of merchandise that a person may offer, promise, or give as valuable consideration not specified in a contract of life insurance or health insurance or in an ann...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 486
MDHB847PassRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain health insurance benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for the medically necessary diagnosis, evaluatio...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 471
MDSB858PassRequiring a carrier that is an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization, except for a group model health maintenance organization, to ensure in certain standards that certain enrollees have access to local health...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 488
MDSB986PassRequiring the Secretary of Budget and Management to ensure that the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program complies with certain provisions of the Insurance Article relating to the coverage of contraceptive drugs and devices a...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 511
MDHB1024PassRequiring the Secretary of Budget and Management to ensure that the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program complies with certain provisions of the Insurance Article relating to the coverage of contraceptive drugs and devices a...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 510
MDHB1083PassIncreasing to $50 the maximum cost of educational and promotional materials and articles of merchandise that a person may offer, promise, or give as valuable consideration not specified in a contract of life insurance or health insurance or in an ann...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 485
MDHB1132PassRequiring a carrier that is an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization, except for a group model health maintenance organization, to ensure in certain standards that certain enrollees have access to local health...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 487
MDHB1283PassAltering, from a 6-month to a 12-month period, the length for which a certain insurer, nonprofit health service plan, and health maintenance organization is required to provide coverage for a single dispensing of a supply of prescription contraceptiv...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 450
MDHB1349PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
MDSB1208PassExtending to December 31, 2024, the termination date of the Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program; altering the period of time during which the subsidy required under the Program may not exceed a certain amount; repealing the requirement that t...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 463
MDHB1766PassExtending to December 31, 2024, the termination date of the Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program; altering the period of time during which the subsidy required under the Program may not exceed a certain amount; repealing the requirement that t...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 462
MDSB207PassRepealing the termination date of certain provisions of law relating to medical stop-loss insurance.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 202
MDHB412PassRepealing the termination date of certain provisions of law relating to medical stop-loss insurance.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 201
MDSB576PassProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from prohibiting a pharmacy or pharmacist from providing a beneficiary with information regarding the retail price of a prescription drug or the amount of the cost share share for a prescription for which the b...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 218
MDHB736PassProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from prohibiting a pharmacy or pharmacist from providing a beneficiary with information regarding the retail price of a prescription drug or the amount of the cost share for a prescription drug for which the be...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB1310PassProhibiting a carrier from imposing a limit on the number of behavioral health providers at a health care facility that may be credentialed to participate on a provider panel.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 247
MDSB59PassLimiting the application of certain provisions of law relating to antifraud plans to authorized insurers that have in force policies or certificates of insurance in the State.
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDSB137PassExempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to forward a certain notice of determination within 5 days of receiving the ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 65
MDHB135PassExempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to forward a certain notice of determination within 5 days of receiving the ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 64
MDSB387PassRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, dental plan organizations, fraternal benefit organizations, managed care organizations, and certain other persons to be subject to a certain 2.75% assessmen...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 38
MDHB1782PassRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, managed care organizations, dental plans, and certain entities or persons to be subject to a certain assessment in calendar year 2019; providing the assessm...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 37
MDHB134IntroAltering the factors the Maryland Insurance Commissioner is required to consider in a certain manner in determining whether to disapprove or modify a premium rate filing.
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB718IntroDefining 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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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB880IntroRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for certain long-term antibiotic treatment of Lyme disease and related tick-borne illnesses under certain circumstances; prohibiting ...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1201IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a certain laboratory for the receipt of certain services under certain circumstances; prohibiting certain carriers, under cert...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1376IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers and certain purchasers from directly or indirectly charging a contracted pharmacy, or holding a contracted pharmacy responsible for, certain fees; and defining "contracted pharmacy".
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1344EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with certain entities, to study the use of certain existing behavioral health assessments to identify enrollees and insureds at risk for adverse outcomes from an appropriate course of opio...
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2018-04-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1795PassAltering the purposes of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Fund; providing that certain funds may be used only for the purposes of the State Reinsurance Program; requiring, rather than authorizing, the Exchange, in consultation with the Maryland I...
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2018-04-05
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 6
MDSB1267PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to establish a State Reinsurance Program to provide reinsurance to carriers that offer individual health benefit plans in the State, and that is consistent with certain laws; requiring that the Program b...
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2018-04-05
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 7
MDHB1516IntroEstablishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain cho...
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2018-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB660IntroEstablishing the Office of Health Care Coverage in the Maryland Department of Health to establish and carry out the HealthcareMaryland Program to provide benefits to State residents who do not receive federal benefits through Medicare, TRICARE, plans...
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2018-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1070IntroRequiring a certain carrier that retroactively denies reimbursement to a certain health care provider under certain provisions of law to provide the health care provider certain notice of the retroactive denial, at least 30 days to respond to the not...
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2018-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1312IntroEstablishing the Medicaid Buy-In Task Force; providing for the purpose, composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expen...
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2018-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1546IntroProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring prior authorization for certain coverage of certain prescription drugs prescribed in certain situations; authorizing a pharmacy benefits manager to require a prescriber to certify certain informa...
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2018-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB878EngrossRequiring the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to study and make recommendations regarding the feasibility of a Medicaid buy-in program to expand the health care coverage choices available to individuals purchasing coverage; r...
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2018-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1504IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Reinsurance to Reduce Health Insurance Premiums; providing for the composition, cochairs, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing...
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2018-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB1077IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers and certain purchasers from directly or indirectly charging a contracted pharmacy, or holding a contracted pharmacy responsible for, certain fees; and defining "contracted pharmacy".
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2018-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB1101IntroAltering from 30 to 15 days the time period after a certain date within which a carrier is required to send a certain notice; altering from 120 to 60 days the time period after a certain date within which a carrier is required to make a certain decis...
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2018-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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