as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
A bill for an act
relating to insurance; regulating health plan coverage for hearing aids; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62Q.675.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62Q.675, is amended to read:
A health plan must cover hearing aids for individuals 18 years of age or younger for
hearing loss deleted text begindue to functional congenital malformation of the earsdeleted text end that is not correctable
by other covered procedures. Coverage required under this section is limited to one
hearing aid in each ear every three years. No special deductible, coinsurance, co-payment,
or other limitation on the coverage under this section that is not generally applicable to
other coverages under the plan may be imposed.
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