Public Laws

124th Legislature

Second Regular Session

Chapter 603

H.P. 15 - L.D. 20

An Act To Require Insurance Companies To Cover the Cost of Prosthetics Containing Microprocessors

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 24-A MRSA §4315, sub-§6,  as enacted by PL 2003, c. 459, §1 and affected by §2, is amended to read:

6. Exclusions.   Coverage is not required pursuant to this section for a prosthetic device that contains a microprocessor or that is designed exclusively for athletic purposes.

Sec. 2. Application. The requirements of this Act apply to all policies, contracts and certificates executed, delivered, issued for delivery, continued or renewed in this State on or after January 1, 2011. For purposes of this Act, all contracts are deemed to be renewed no later than the next yearly anniversary of the contract date.

Effective July 12, 2010

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