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AB-1904 Pelvic floor physical therapy coverage.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 1367.623 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

1367.623.
 (a) A health care service plan contract issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021, shall provide coverage for pelvic floor physical therapy after pregnancy.
(b) “Health care service plan” includes a Medi-Cal managed care plan that contracts with the State Department of Health Care Services pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 14000) and Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14200) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

SEC. 2.

 Section 10119.55 is added to the Insurance Code, to read:

10119.55.
 A health insurance policy issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021, shall provide coverage for pelvic floor physical therapy after pregnancy.
SEC. 3.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.