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HF 249

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 01/19/2017 06:49pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health insurance; requiring coverage under health plans for acupuncture
services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [62A.3095] COVERAGE FOR ACUPUNCTURE SERVICES.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Scope of coverage. new text end

new text begin This section applies to all health plans as defined in
section 62A.011 that provide coverage to a Minnesota resident.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Required coverage. new text end

new text begin Every health plan included in subdivision 1 must cover
services related to acupuncture practice, as defined in section 147B.01, subdivision 3,
provided by an acupuncture practitioner, as defined in section 147B.01, subdivision 6, for
any covered person who is a Minnesota resident. No health carrier may reduce or eliminate
coverage due to this requirement.
new text end