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AB 98 - Health Insurance Maternity Coverage Requirements - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Wesley Chesbro voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Wesley Chesbro made in this general time period.

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Issues

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 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 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

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