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Senate File 514

SENATE FILE BY COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE (SUCCESSOR TO SSB 1231) Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act requiring insurers offering certain individual or group 2 health insurance contracts, policies, or plans to provide 3 coverage for vaccinations for human papilloma virus and 4 requesting an interim study committee on health benefit 5 mandates. 6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 7 SF 514 8 av/cc/26 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. NEW SECTION. 514C.23 HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS 1 2 VACCINATIONS == COVERAGE. 1 3 1. Notwithstanding the uniformity of treatment 1 4 requirements of section 514C.6, a contract, policy, or plan 1 5 providing for third=party payment or prepayment of health or 1 6 medical expenses that provides coverage benefits for any 1 7 vaccination or immunization shall provide coverage benefits 1 8 for a vaccination for human papilloma virus, including but not 1 9 limited to the following classes of third=party payment 1 10 provider contracts, policies, or plans delivered, issued for 1 11 delivery, continued, or renewed in this state on or after 1 12 January 1, 2008: 1 13 a. Individual or group accident and sickness insurance 1 14 providing coverage on an expense=incurred basis. 1 15 b. An individual or group hospital or medical service 1 16 contract issued pursuant to chapter 509, 514, or 514A. 1 17 c. An individual or group health maintenance organization 1 18 contract regulated under chapter 514B. 1 19 d. An individual or group Medicare supplemental policy, 1 20 unless coverage pursuant to such policy is preempted by 1 21 federal law. 1 22 e. A plan established pursuant to chapter 509A for public 1 23 employees. 1 24 2. This section shall not apply to accident only, 1 25 specified disease, short=term hospital or medical, hospital 1 26 confinement indemnity, credit, dental, vision, long=term care, 1 27 basic hospital and medical=surgical expense coverage as 1 28 defined by the commissioner, disability income insurance 1 29 coverage, coverage issued as a supplement to liability 1 30 insurance, workers' compensation or similar insurance, or 1 31 automobile medical payment insurance. 1 32 3. As used in this section, "human papilloma virus" means 1 33 the human papilloma virus as defined by the centers for 1 34 disease control and prevention of the United States department 1 35 of health and human services. 2 1 4. The commissioner of insurance shall adopt rules 2 2 pursuant to chapter 17A as necessary to administer this 2 3 section. 2 4 Sec. 2. INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEE ON HEALTH BENEFIT 2 5 MANDATES. The legislative council is requested to establish 2 6 an interim study committee on health benefit mandates to study 2 7 the costs and benefits of enacting additional health benefit 2 8 mandates. The interim study committee shall submit a report 2 9 with findings and recommendations to the general assembly on 2 10 or before January 1, 2008. 2 11 The committee shall be composed of the following members: 2 12 1. Two senators, one appointed by the majority leader of 2 13 the senate and one appointed by the minority leader of the 2 14 senate. 2 15 2. Two representatives, one appointed by the speaker of 2 16 the house of representatives and one appointed by the minority 2 17 leader of the house of representatives. 2 18 3. One representative of the service employees 2 19 international union. 2 20 4. Three representatives of large employers selected by 2 21 the Iowa association of business and industry. 2 22 5. Three representatives of small employers selected by 2 23 the national federation of independent business. 2 24 6. Four representatives of the health insurance industry 2 25 selected by the federation of Iowa insurers. 2 26 The commissioner of insurance or a designee shall serve as 2 27 an ex officio member of the committee. 2 28 SF 514 2 29 av:rj/cc/26
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