Workers’ Comp Bills
HB 1 – Workers’ Compensation Law; revise various provisions regarding.
HB 77 – Workers’ Compensation Law; increase maximum total recovery under to 520 weeks.
HB 78 – Workers’ Compensation; increase maximum total recovery and remove cap on permanent total disability compensation.
HB 403 – Workers’ compensation; require emergency hearing upon request of either party.
HB 437 – Workers’ Compensation; require death benefits payments to next-of-kin if no dependents exist.
HB 856 – Workers’ Compensation Law; reduce certain repayment to employer after third party lawsuit due to attributable fault.
HB1080 – “The Mississippi Urine Trouble Act”; create to provide for the crime of selling urine.
HB1046 – Workers’ Compensation Law; bring forward section regarding estoppel to deny insurance claims.
SB2179 – Workers’ compensation; increase maximum total recovery and remove cap on permanent total disability compensation.
HB1137 – Insurance companies; revise notice requirements when transferring policies to an affiliated insurer.
Health Insurance/ Health Related Bills
HB 3 – Health insurance policies; require coverage for hearing aids and services for children under 21.
HB 329 – Prescription drugs; health insurance policies must allow for partial refills for purposes of medication synchronization.
HB 433 – Health insurance policies; require coverage certain examinations primarily related to women’s health.
HB 522 – Small business health insurance pool; create.
HB 769 – Health insurance policies; delete age limitation on requirement to provide autism-related coverage.
HB 844 – Insurance; prohibit delaying medical bill payment of insured for purpose of establishing subrogation rights.
HB 873 – Commissioner of Insurance; may adopt rules and regulations that pertain to drug formularies.
HB 874 – Contraceptives; require insurers, Medicaid and the State Health Plan to cover without cost sharing.
SB2088 – State Employees Health Insurance Plan; allow local school board members to purchase coverage.
SB2094 – Health insurance coverage for mental illness; add coverage parity reporting requirements.
SB2095 – Health insurance coverage for autism therapy services; remove age limitation.
SB2150 – Health care insurance; no person, employer or health care provider shall be required to participate in any health care plan.
SB2195 – Health insurance; require coverage for hearing aids and services for hearing impaired children.
SB2276 – Health insurers; require to release certain claims data upon request of group policyholder.
SB2296 – Group health insurance plan coverage for prescription drugs; authorize medication synchronization for beneficiaries.
SB2406 – Health insurance policies; require to offer coverage for breast ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
SB2425 – Qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements; authorize for reimbursing medical expenses of employees.
HB1469 – Health insurance coverage for autism therapy services; remove age limitation.
HB1513 – Patient Choice Act of 2018; create.
HB1514 – The Patient Choice Act of 2018; enact.
SB2454 – Health insurance; require coverage for supplies used after surgery to remove bladder or colon.
SB2550 – Health insurance; Commissioner of Insurance must approve rate filings containing an increase in premiums.
SB2915 – Comprehensive Health Insurance Risk Pool; require approval before expending remaining monies after cessation.
SB2916 – Commissioner of Insurance; may adopt regulations for coverage of prescription drugs through a drug formulary.
General Insurance Bills
HB 76 – Insurance; require certain consumer information and notice and availability of mediation regarding balance billing.
SB2010 – Government self-insurance programs; authorize Commissioner of Insurance to conduct examinations of.
SB2311 – Insurance companies; revise notice requirements when transferring policies to an affiliated insurer. SB2020 – Insurance agents; exempt age 75 or older from continuing education requirements.