Status Summary

Pre-filed for introduction on 1.9.2020. First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness on 1.13.2020. Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1.22.20 at 1:30 p.m. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1.31.2020; 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Appropriations on 2.4.2020. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2.10.2020; majority  pass 1st substitute bill. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 2.11.2020. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration and placed on second reading on 2.14.2020. Feb 26: Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care at 1:30 PM. Feb 28: Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care at 8:00 AM (updated 2.21.2020) 

 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Macri
Health benefit plans issued or renewed after January 1, 2021 must cover medically necessary inpatient and outpatient services for mental health and substance use disorders. This includes disability insurance contracts, group disability insurance contracts, blanket insurance contracts, health insurance policies, short-term plans, student health plans, and Washington basic health plans.