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SB 27 - Requires Insurance Coverage for Children's Hearing Aid Treatments - Key Vote

Wisconsin Key Votes

Chris Danou voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Insurance Coverage for Children's Hearing Aid Treatments

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (80-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Insurance Coverage for Children's Hearing Aid Treatments

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires all health insurance policies to cover hearing aids, cochlear implants, and treatment for children certified as deaf or hearing impaired under the age of 18.

Highlights:
-Requires insurance policies that impose preexisting condition exclusions to continue to cover the cost of cochlear implants and treatment during the preexisting condition exclusion period if time is of the essence to receive such treatment (Sec. 9).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Insurance Coverage for Children's Hearing Aid Treatments

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Penny Bernard Schaber (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Spencer Black (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David A. Cullen (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kristen Dexter (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tamara D. Grigsby (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Hilgenberg (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kim Hixson (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ann Hraychuck (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Margaret A. 'Peggy' Krusick (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Phil Montgomery (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph T. 'Joe' Parisi (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandra K. 'Sandy' Pasch (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Pocan (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Richards (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Marlin D. Schneider (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donna J. Seidel (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Sheridan (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary E. Sherman (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey E. 'Jeff' Smith (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James R. 'Jim' Soletski (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey A. 'Jeff' Stone (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert L. Turner (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Amy Sue Vruwink (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Annette Polly Williams (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ted Zigmunt (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
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