language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 116-H.F.No. 9 An act relating to insurance; health; requiring coverage for elimination or treatment of port-wine stains; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [62A.304] [COVERAGE FOR PORT-WINE STAIN ELIMINATION.] Subdivision 1. [SCOPE OF COVERAGE.] This section applies to all health plans as defined in section 62A.011 that provide coverage to a Minnesota resident. Subd. 2. [REQUIRED COVERAGE.] Every health plan included in subdivision 1 must cover elimination or maximum feasible treatment of port-wine stains for any covered person who is a Minnesota resident. No health carrier may reduce or eliminate coverage due to this requirement. Subd. 3. [RATE INCREASES PROHIBITED.] The commissioner of commerce shall not approve any rate increases due to coverage required under subdivision 2. No health maintenance organization, as defined in chapter 62D, shall increase rates due to coverage required under subdivision 2. Presented to the governor May 7, 1993 Signed by the governor May 10, 1993, 2:58 p.m.
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