SB 281: "An Act relating to unfair discrimination against a marital and family therapist under a group health insurance policy."
00SENATE BILL NO. 281 01 "An Act relating to unfair discrimination against a marital and family therapist 02 under a group health insurance policy." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 21.36.090(d) is amended to read: 05 (d) Except to the extent necessary to comply with AS 21.42.365 and AS 21.56, 06 a person may not practice or permit unfair discrimination against a person who 07 provides a service covered under a group disability policy that extends coverage on an 08 expense incurred basis, or under a group service or indemnity type contract issued by 09 a nonprofit corporation, if the service is within the scope of the provider's occupational 10 license. In this subsection, "provider" means a state licensed physician, marital and 11 family therapist, dentist, osteopath, optometrist, chiropractor, nurse midwife, advanced 12 nurse practitioner, naturopath, physical therapist, occupational therapist, psychologist, 13 psychological associate, or licensed clinical social worker, or certified direct-entry 14 midwife.