An Act To Prevent Discrimination in Public and Private Insurance Coverage for Pregnant Women in Maine
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §3196 is enacted to read:
§ 3196. Coverage for non-Medicaid services to MaineCare members
Sec. 2. 24 MRSA §2317-B, sub-§20, as amended by PL 2013, c. 575, §3, is further amended to read:
Sec. 3. 24 MRSA §2317-B, sub-§21, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 575, §4 and affected by §10, is amended to read:
Sec. 4. 24 MRSA §2317-B, sub-§22 is enacted to read:
Sec. 5. 24-A MRSA §4320-M is enacted to read:
§ 4320-M. Coverage for abortion services
Sec. 6. Rules. The Department of Health and Human Services shall adopt the rules required by the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 22, section 3196 by March 1, 2020.
Sec. 7. Emergency rules. The Department of Health and Human Services may adopt emergency rules under the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8054 as necessary to implement Title 22, section 3196 without the necessity of demonstrating that immediate adoption is necessary to avoid a threat to public health, safety or general welfare.
Sec. 8. Exemption from review. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 24-A, section 2752, that section of this Act that enacts Title 24-A, section 4320-M is enacted without review and evaluation by the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Bureau of Insurance.
Sec. 9. Application. That section of this Act that enacts the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 24-A, section 4320-M applies to all policies, contracts and certificates executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State on or after January 1, 2020. For purposes of this Act, all contracts are deemed to be renewed no later than the next yearly anniversary of the contract date.
Sec. 10. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Medical Care - Payments to Providers 0147
Initiative: Appropriates funds to provide coverage to MaineCare members for legal abortion services.
|GENERAL FUND TOTAL||$125,281||$375,843|
Office of MaineCare Services 0129
Initiative: Appropriates one-time funds for oversight, development and testing of technology changes.
|GENERAL FUND TOTAL||$102,265||$0|
|HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF|
|DEPARTMENT TOTAL - ALL FUNDS||$227,546||$375,843|