2009 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 135
Sponsored By:
Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Burns, Costa, Kullen, Mizeur, Montgomery, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Riley, V. Turner, and Weldon
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.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

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