2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1311
Insurance; mental health treatment; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions concerning insurance, so as to provide that, if coverage is provided for mental health treatment in insurance plans, policies, or contracts, the out-of-pocket limits shall be the same and common as that provided for physical illness; to provide that the annual and lifetime dollar limits for mental health treatment shall be the same and common as that provided for physical illness in small group plans; to provide that money paid by the insured from a health savings account for qualified medical expenses, as recognized in Section 213(d) of the federal Internal Revenue Code, for treatment of mental disorders shall be applied to the deductible under the high deductible health plan; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/14/2006 - House Second Readers
Feb/13/2006 - House First Readers
Feb/09/2006 - House Hopper