2013 - 2014 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 11,
TO SENATE BILL 206
June 11, 2013 - Offered by Senator
632.895 (16g) of the statutes is created to read:
632.895 (16g) Mandatory ultrasounds before abortion.
(a) Every disability 5
insurance policy, every self-insured health plan of the state or of a county, city, town, 6
village, or school district, and every defined network plan, as defined in s. 609.01 (1b), 7
that provides coverage of outpatient health care services or preventive treatments 8
and services shall provide coverage for an ultrasound required under s. 253.10 (3g).
(b) Coverage under par. (a) may be subject only to the exclusions, limitations, 10
or cost-sharing provisions that apply generally to the coverage of outpatient health 11
care services or preventive treatments and services that is provided under the policy, 12
self-insured health plan, or defined network plan.
(c) This subsection does not apply to any of the following:
1. A disability insurance policy that covers only certain specified diseases.
2. A disability insurance policy, or a self-insured health plan of the state or a 3
county, city, town, village, or school district, that provides only limited-scope dental 4
or vision benefits.
3. A health care plan offered by a limited service health organization, as defined 6
in s. 609.01 (3), or by a preferred provider plan, as defined in s. 609.01 (4), that is not 7
a defined network plan, as defined in s. 609.01 (1b).
4. A long-term care insurance policy.
5. A Medicare replacement policy or a Medicare supplement policy.
11(1) Coverage of ultrasound.
The treatment of section 632.895 (16g) of the 12
statutes first applies to all of the following:
Except as provided in paragraphs (b), disability insurance policies that are 14
issued or renewed, and governmental or school district self-insured health plans 15
that are established, modified, or renewed, on the effective date of this paragraph.
Disability insurance policies, and governmental or school district 17
self-insured health plans, covering employees who are affected by a collective 18
bargaining agreement containing provisions inconsistent with this act that are 19
issued, renewed, established, or modified on the earlier of the day on which the 20
collective bargaining agreement expires or the day on which the collective 21
bargaining agreement is extended, modified, or renewed.".