HB1418 Requires certain referrals to other health care professionals after a diagnosis of cancer and requires insurance coverage.
Sponsor: Dougherty, Patrick (67) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: Carter, Paula J. (61) LR Number: 2428L.01I
Last Action: COMMITTEE: CRITICAL ISSUES
03/13/2000 - Public Hearing Held (H)
HB1418
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HB 1418 -- Health Insurance

Co-Sponsors:  Dougherty, Carter

This bill requires health insurers to provide coverage for
referrals to oncologists and radiologists whenever a physician
diagnoses a patient with cancer.  Such physicians are required
to provide these referrals within 7 days of the diagnosis.  The
bill does not apply to some supplemental health insurance
policies.


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