Raised H.B. No. 5175
Session Year 2020


To: (1) Expand required health insurance coverage for prescription drugs, equipment and supplies used to treat diabetes; (2) restrict cost-sharing for such drugs, equipment and supplies; (3) require licensed pharmacists to dispense such drugs, equipment and supplies without a prescription in certain circumstances; (4) require the Commissioner of Social Services to study and report regarding the feasibility of implementing a low-income diabetes assistance fund; and (5) make changes to various provisions of the general statutes concerning high deductible health plans to more closely conform to provisions of the Internal Revenue Code concerning health savings accounts and medical savings accounts.

Introduced by:
Insurance and Real Estate Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/4/2020(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/3/2020(INS)Joint Favorable
 2/21/2020Public Hearing 02/25
 2/19/2020Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

Co-sponsors of HB-5175

Rep. Gary A. Turco, 27th Dist.
Rep. Bob Godfrey, 110th Dist.
Rep. Christine Conley, 40th Dist.
Rep. Kate Rotella, 43rd Dist.
Rep. Holly H. Cheeseman, 37th Dist.
Rep. Dorinda Borer, 115th Dist.
Rep. Devin R. Carney, 23rd Dist.
Rep. Lucy Dathan, 142nd Dist.
Rep. Dave W. Yaccarino, 87th Dist.
Rep. Brandon L. McGee, 5th Dist.
Rep. Kim Rose, 118th Dist.
Rep. Susan M. Johnson, 49th Dist.
Rep. Robin Green, 55th Dist.
Rep. Kara Rochelle, 104th Dist.

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