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Bill Detail: HB24-1382

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Title Insurance Coverage Pediatric Neuropsychiatric Syndrome
Status Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments (05/06/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
House Sponsors K. Brown (D)
J. Amabile (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Mullica (D)
House Committee Health and Human Services
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 03/25/2024

The bill requires all individual and group health benefit plans to
provide health insurance coverage for pediatric acute-onset
neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS) and includes pediatric autoimmune
neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections
The coverage provided for PANS and PANDAS includes
antibiotics, medication and psychological and behavioral therapies to
manage neuropsychiatric symptoms, immunomodulating medicines,
plasma exchange, and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy if certain
conditions are met.
The mandatory coverage provision applies to large group policies
and contracts issued or renewed in this state on or after January 1, 2025.
For individual and small group policies and contracts issued on or after
January 1, 2026, the mandatory coverage provision applies if the division
of insurance in the department of regulatory agencies receives
confirmation from the federal department of health and human services
that the coverage requirement does not require state defrayal of any
increased cost for the coverage.

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