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2009-04-16 Senate Journal

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2009-04-16                     Senate Journal                      Page 0992
HB 222                                                                                                                        
HOUSE BILL NO. 222(title am) BY REPRESENTATIVES                                                                                 
HOLMES, Tuck, Gardner, Lynn, Kerttula, Guttenberg, entitled:                                                                    
     "An Act prohibiting discrimination by health care insurers                                                                 
     based on genetic information; providing special enrollment                                                                 
     requirements related to Medicaid and state child health plan                                                               
     coverage; requiring a health care insurer to offer coverage                                                                
     for the treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse; providing                                                                   
     continuity of coverage for college students during                                                                         
     medically necessary leaves of absence from college;                                                                        
     requiring health care insurers in the group market to                                                                      
     provide parity in the application of mental health and                                                                     
     substance abuse benefits that comply with federal                                                                          
     requirements; amending the definition of 'dentist' to include                                                              
     out-of-state dentists for purposes of certain dental insurance                                                             
     requirements; and providing for an effective date."                                                                        
was read the first time and referred to the Labor and Commerce