2009 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 75
Sponsored By:
Senators Klausmeier, Exum, Forehand, Kelley, Lenett, Pugh, and Rosapepe
Maryland Health Insurance Plan - Preexisting Condition Limitation


Prohibiting the Board of Directors of the Maryland Health Insurance Plan from applying a preexisting condition limitation on Plan coverage; repealing the authority of the Board to offer members an optional endorsement to remove a preexisting condition limitation; and repealing a provision prohibiting the Plan from applying a preexisting condition exclusion to a specified individual who applies for coverage under the Plan within a specified time period.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/12 at 1:30 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 14-502 , 14-505 , 14-505 , 14-505 , 14-508 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered