LD 820 LR 824(01)
An Act To Prevent Discrimination in Public and Private Insurance Coverage for Pregnant Women in Maine
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. McCreight of Harpswell
Committee: Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $227,546 $375,843 $375,843 $375,843
General Fund $227,546 $375,843 $375,843 $375,843
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require General Fund appropriations of $227,546 in fiscal year 2019-20 and $375,843 in fiscal year 2020-21 to provide coverage to MaineCare members for legal abortion services and for oversight, development and testing of technology changes. Federal Expenditures Fund allocations will not be required, as these services are not eligible for federal match.

The state employee health plan and the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation do not anticipate any additional costs as a result of this bill.