Key Votes

AB 98 - Health Insurance Maternity Coverage Requirements - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Abel Maldonado Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Family

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Stage Details

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Health Insurance Maternity Coverage Requirements

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (51-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Required Maternity Services Coverage

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires all health insurers to provide coverage for maternity services.

Highlights:
-States that "maternity services" include (Sec. 1):
    -prenatal care; -ambulatory care maternity services; -involuntary complications of pregnancy; -neonatal care; and -inpatient hospital care, including labor and delivery and postpartum care.
-Requires health insurers who have approved health plans on file with the Department of Insurance as of January 1, 2010 to submit new policy forms that include maternity services by March 1, 2010 (Sec. 1). -Requires all new forms for health insurance policies submitted to the Department after January 1, 2010 to include maternity services (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (23-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Required Maternity Services Coverage

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires all health insurers to provide coverage for maternity services.

Highlights:
-States that "maternity services" include (Sec. 1):
    -prenatal care; -ambulatory care maternity services; -involuntary complications of pregnancy; -neonatal care; and -inpatient hospital care, including labor and delivery and postpartum care.
-Requires health insurers who have approved health plans on file with the Department of Insurance as of January 1, 2010 to submit new policy forms that include maternity services by March 1, 2010 (Sec. 1). -Requires all new forms for health insurance policies submitted to the Department after January 1, 2010 to include maternity services (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-27) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Required Maternity Services Coverage

Sponsors

  • Hector De La Torre (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Tom Ammiano (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julia Brownley (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anna M. Caballero (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Wilmer Amina Carter (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Wesley 'Wes' Chesbro (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark DeSaulnier (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Eng (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cathleen Galgiani (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dave Jones (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Krekorian (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bonnie Lowenthal (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Fiona Ma (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill W. Monning (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gloria Negrete McLeod (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ira Ruskin (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Salas (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Skinner (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom A. Torlakson (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Norma J. Torres (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mariko Yamada (CA - D) (Out Of Office)