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Health Insurance For Protein Allergic Conditions

Concerning health insurance coverage for severe protein allergic conditions.
2016 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The act requires health benefit plans, except for supplemental policies, to provide coverage for severe protein allergic conditions including immunoglobulin E and nonimmunoglobulin E-mediated allergies to multiple food proteins; severe food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome; eosinophilic disorders as evidenced by the results of a biopsy; and impaired absorption of nutrients caused by disorders affecting the absorptive surface, function, length, and motility of the gastrointestinal tract. This includes coverage for amino acid-based elemental formulas.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details