HB 426 – Waiting periods for health insurance.
Prohibits an insurer from requiring any waiting period for health
insurance coverage for maternity benefits and requires coverage to begin
immediately from the effective date of the policy or plan.
HB 573 – Regulation of health insurance rates.
Requires every health carrier to file all of its health insurance
premium rate information with the Department of Insurance, Financial
Institutions and Professional Registration before applying the rate.
SB 45 – Insurance for motor vehicle inspection stations. Requires
official motor vehicle inspection and emission stations to have
liability insurance to cover any possible damages to a vehicle during an
SB 92 – Forms for group health insurance policies.
Requires director of the Department of Insurance to prescribe by rule
uniform application forms for group health insurance policies.
SB 302 – Regulation of malpractice associations. Subjects 383 malpractice associations to stricter insurance regulations.
SB 304 – Procedures for receivers of insolvent insurers.
Establishes rules and procedures that allow guaranty associations and
receivers to elect to succeed to the rights of an insolvent insurer with
respect to certain reinsurance contracts.
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