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  • Introduced
    Mar 11, 2021
  • Passed Senate
  • Passed House
  • Signed into Law
SB 1045
Connecticut Senate Bill
AN ACT CONCERNING STEP THERAPY, ADVERSE DETERMINATION AND UTILIZATION REVIEWS, AND HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CHILDREN, STEPCHILDREN AND OTHER DEPENDENT CHILDREN. To: (1) Allow a child, stepchild or other dependent child to retain health insurance coverage under a parent's individual or group health insurance policy until the policy anniversary date after the date on which the child, stepchild or other dependent child attains the age of twenty-six; (2) prohibit certain health carriers from requiring the use of step therapy for drugs prescribed to treat behavioral health conditions or chronic, disabling or life-threatening conditions or diseases; (3) redefine "clinical peer" for the purposes of adverse determination and utilization reviews; (4) require health carriers to bear the burden of proving that certain health care services under adverse determination or utilization review are not medically necessary; and (5) require health carriers to provide certain clinical peers with the authority to reverse initial adverse determinations.
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Senate • May 05, 2021: Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
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  • May 05, 2021 | Senate
    • No New File by Committee on Appropriations
    • Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
  • May 04, 2021 | Senate
    • Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
    • Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
  • May 03, 2021 | Senate
    • Joint Favorable
  • Apr 28, 2021 | Senate
    • Referred by Senate to Committee on Appropriations
  • Apr 08, 2021 | Senate
    • Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
    • Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
    • Senate Calendar Number 237
    • File Number 370
  • Apr 01, 2021 | Senate
    • Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/07/21 5:00 PM
  • Mar 23, 2021 | Senate
    • Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
  • Mar 22, 2021 | Senate
    • Joint Favorable
  • Mar 12, 2021 | Senate
    • Public Hearing 03/18
  • Mar 11, 2021 | Senate
    • Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate