AB 1825 - An Act to Add Section 10123.865 To, and to Add and Repeal Section 10123.866 Of, the Insurance Code, Relating to Health Care Coverage.

Maternity services. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law provides for the regulation of health insurers by the Department of Insurance. Under existing law, a health insurer that provides maternity coverage may not restrict inpatient hospital benefits, as specified, and is required to provide notice of the maternity services coverage.

This bill would require health insurance policies issued, amended, or renewed on or after July… More
Existing law provides for the regulation of health insurers by the Department of Insurance. Under existing law, a health insurer that provides maternity coverage may not restrict inpatient hospital benefits, as specified, and is required to provide notice of the maternity services coverage.

This bill would require health insurance policies issued, amended, or renewed on or after July 1, 2011, and prior to January 1, 2014, to provide coverage for maternity services, as defined and would require health insurance policies issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2014, to provide coverage for maternity services consistent with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as specified. The bill would also, until January 1, 2014, to the extent permitted under federal law, authorize certain individual health insurance policies to include an exclusionary period of up to 12 months on maternity services, as specified, and would require the insurer to provide a specified notice regarding that exclusionary period at the time of solicitation for the policy. Hide
 
Status:
This bill was passed by both houses and vetoed by the Governor. It did not become law
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on August 25, 2010.

voted YES: 22 voted NO: 11
6 voted present/not voting

An Act to Add Section 10123.865 To, and to Add and Repeal Section 10123.866 Of, the Insurance Code, Relating to Health Care Coverage.

AB 1825 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law provides for the regulation of health insurers by the Department of Insurance. Under existing law, a health insurer that provides maternity coverage may not restrict inpatient hospital benefits, as specified, and is required to provide notice of the maternity services coverage.

This bill would require health insurance policies issued, amended, or renewed on or after July 1, 2011, and prior to January 1, 2014, to provide coverage for maternity services, as defined and would require health insurance policies issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2014, to provide coverage for maternity services consistent with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as specified. The bill would also, until January 1, 2014, to the extent permitted under federal law, authorize certain individual health insurance policies to include an exclusionary period of up to 12 months on maternity services, as specified, and would require the insurer to provide a specified notice regarding that exclusionary period at the time of solicitation for the policy.
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Title
An Act to Add Section 10123.865 To, and to Add and Repeal Section 10123.866 Of, the Insurance Code, Relating to Health Care Coverage.
Author(s)
Hector De La Torre
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Maternity services
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/11/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Health4/20/2010
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations5/28/2010
    Passed Assembly6/02/2010
    Passed Senate Committee on Health6/23/2010
    Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations7/15/2010
    Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations8/12/2010
    Passed Senate8/25/2010
    Passed Assembly8/26/2010
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/08/2010
    Vetoed by Governor9/30/2010
    Vetoed by Governor9/30/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on HealthDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/20/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Health
    12 voted YES 6 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.5/28/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    12 voted YES 5 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 1825 DE LA TORRE Assembly Third Reading6/02/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
    48 voted YES 25 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on HealthDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.6/23/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Health
    6 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsPlaced on Appropriations Suspense file.7/15/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
    8 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.8/12/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
    7 voted YES 4 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB1825 De La Torre By Alquist8/25/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
    22 voted YES 11 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 1825 DE LA TORRE Concurrence in Senate Amendments8/26/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
    52 voted YES 22 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/11/2010
    2/11/2010Read first time. To print.
    2/12/2010From printer. May be heard in committee March 14.
    2/25/2010Referred to Com. on HEALTH.
    select this voteVote4/20/2010Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    4/21/2010From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 12. Noes 6.) (April 20).
    5/05/2010In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
    select this voteVote5/28/2010Do pass.
    5/28/2010From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) (May 28). Read second time. To third reading.
    6/02/2010Read third time, passed, and to Senate. (Ayes 48. Noes 25. Page 5485.)
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage6/02/2010AB 1825 DE LA TORRE Assembly Third Reading
    6/03/2010In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    6/10/2010Referred to Com. on HEALTH.
    select this voteVote6/23/2010Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    6/24/2010From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (June 24).
    select this voteVote7/15/2010Placed on Appropriations Suspense file.
    7/15/2010In committee: Placed on APPR suspense file.
    select this voteVote8/12/2010Do pass.
    8/16/2010From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 4.) (August 12). Received August 13 pursuant to Joint Rule 61(b)(14)
    8/17/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    8/20/2010Read third time, amended. To second reading.
    8/23/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    8/25/2010Read third time, passed, and to Assembly. (Ayes 22. Noes 11. Page 4872.)
    8/25/2010In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 27 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/25/2010Assembly 3rd Reading AB1825 De La Torre By Alquist
    8/26/2010Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Ayes 49. Noes 27. Page 6707.) Senate amendments concurred in. To enrollment. (Ayes 52. Noes 22. Page 6737.)
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/26/2010AB 1825 DE LA TORRE Concurrence in Senate Amendments
    9/08/2010Enrolled and to the Governor at 4 p.m.
    Vetoed9/30/2010Vetoed by Governor.
    ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyDistrictVote
    American Fidelity CorpLife insurance$1,0001/20/09Ron CalderonDCA-30Yes
    Transamerica Life Insurance CoLife insurance$1,0001/20/09Ron CalderonDCA-30Yes
    American Council of Life InsurersLife insurance$1,0001/25/09Ron CalderonDCA-30Yes
    Afscme Local 2620State & local government employee unions$5001/30/09Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7Yes
    Glasper, Angela PHMOs$3501/30/09Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7Yes
    Shaber, SydPhysicians$5001/30/09Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7Yes
    California Association of Health PlansHMOs$1,3002/3/09Rod WrightDCA-25Yes
    California Chamber of CommerceChambers of commerce$1,0002/3/09Rod WrightDCA-25Yes
    California Association of Health PlansHMOs$1,5002/9/09Tom HarmanRCA-35Not Voting
    Health Net IncHMOs$1,0002/11/09Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32Yes
    Ahn, TaejoonPhysicians$1002/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Arevalo, Jose AlbertoPhysicians$3002/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    California Academy of Family PhysiciansPhysicians$1,1502/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    California Academy of Family PhysiciansPhysicians$1,0002/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Defischer, Irina SHMOs$1002/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Greaves Jr, LbPhysicians$5002/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Huang, JamesPhysicians$2502/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Kakutani, Carla LPhysicians$2502/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Lossy, Panna SPhysicians$2502/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Mills Ii, Walter WHMOs$2502/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Samuelson, PatriciaPhysicians$2502/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Swann, Peter DPhysicians$2502/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Ward, LisaPhysicians$2502/12/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Mass Mutual Life Insurance CoLife insurance$1,0002/13/09Ron CalderonDCA-30Yes
    California Medical AssociationPhysicians$6002/17/09Alex PadillaDCA-20Yes
    Californians Allied for Patient ProtectionHealth & welfare policy$1,5002/17/09Ron CalderonDCA-30Yes
    California Ambulance AssociationHealth care services$1,0002/18/09Alex PadillaDCA-20Yes
    Health Net IncHMOs$1,3002/18/09Rod WrightDCA-25Yes
    Faculty Association of California Community CollegesTeachers unions$5002/19/09Alex PadillaDCA-20Yes
    Health Net IncHMOs$1,8002/19/09Bob HuffRCA-29No
    Health Net IncHMOs$1,0002/19/09Bob DuttonRCA-31No
    California Medical AssociationPhysicians$1,0002/20/09Ron CalderonDCA-30Yes
    California Orthopaedic AssociationOther physician specialists$1,0002/20/09Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32Yes
    Union of American Physicians & DentistsHealth worker unions$1,3002/24/09Mark LenoDCA-3Yes
    Afscme Local 2700State & local government employee unions$2002/26/09Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7Yes
    California Oncology PacOther physician specialists$1,0002/26/09Elaine AlquistDCA-13Yes
    California Orthopaedic AssociationOther physician specialists$1,0002/26/09Mimi WaltersRCA-33No
    California Academy of AudiologyOther physician specialists$1,0002/27/09Ellen CorbettDCA-10Yes
    California Ambulatory Surgery AssociatesOther physician specialists$1,0002/27/09Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32Yes
    California Ambulatory Surgery AssociationOther physician specialists$1,0002/27/09Sam AanestadRCA-4No
    California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing CmteHealth worker unions$5002/27/09Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7Yes
    Gambrill, StanPhysicians$1002/27/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Havens, CarolHMOs$2502/27/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    Leff, MarionPhysicians$2502/27/09Darrell SteinbergDCA-6Yes
    12 Organizations Supported and 4 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Act to Add Section 10123.865 To, and to Add and Repeal Section 10123.866 Of, the Insurance Code, Relating to Health Care Coverage.: Assembly 3rd Reading AB1825 De La Torre By Alquist

    12 organizations supported this bill

    American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District IX
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    Blue Shield of California
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Academy of Family Physicians
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Commission on the Status of Women
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Medical Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California School Employees Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    Health Access
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    Kaiser Permanente
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    National Education Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    National Nurses United
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    Planned Parenthood Action Funds in California
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.

    4 organizations opposed this bill

    Association of California Life and Health Insurance Companies
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Chamber of Commerce
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Department of Finance
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.
    WellPoint
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 17). Bill Analysis AB 1825 8-17-2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010, from Leg Info.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – February 28, 2009.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$1,000$0No
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$1,000$0Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0No
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0No
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$2,500$4,000Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$0$0Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$0$0No
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$1,000$0Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$0$0Yes
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$4,550$0Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$0$0No
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Yes
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$1,000$0No
    Bill EmmersonRCA-37$0$0No
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$0$0Yes
    Loni HancockDCA-9$0$0Not Voting
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$0$0Not Voting
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$0$0Not Voting
    Bob HuffRCA-29$1,800$0No
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$0$0Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$1,300$0Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$0$0Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0Yes
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$3,000$0Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$0$0Not Voting
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$2,100$0Yes
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$0$0Yes
    Curren PriceDCA-26$0$0Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$0$0Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$0$0No
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$0$0Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$5,250$0Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$0$0Not Voting
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$1,000$0No
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$0$0Not Voting
    Lois WolkDCA-5$0$0Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$1,300$1,000Yes
    Mark WylandRCA-38$0$0No
    Leland YeeDCA-8$0$0Yes

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$1,000$0No
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$1,000$0Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0No
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0No
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$2,500$4,000Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$0$0Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$0$0No
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$1,000$0Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$0$0Yes
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$4,550$0Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$0$0No
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Yes
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$1,000$0No
    Bill EmmersonRCA-37$0$0No
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$0$0Yes
    Loni HancockDCA-9$0$0Not Voting
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$0$0Not Voting
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$0$0Not Voting
    Bob HuffRCA-29$1,800$0No
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$0$0Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$1,300$0Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$0$0Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0Yes
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$3,000$0Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$0$0Not Voting
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$2,100$0Yes
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$0$0Yes
    Curren PriceDCA-26$0$0Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$0$0Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$0$0No
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$0$0Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$5,250$0Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$0$0Not Voting
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$1,000$0No
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$0$0Not Voting
    Lois WolkDCA-5$0$0Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$1,300$1,000Yes
    Mark WylandRCA-38$0$0No
    Leland YeeDCA-8$0$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Accident & health insurance$20,700
    Other physician specialists$7,000
    Physicians$6,750
    HMOs$6,050
    State & local government employee unions$2,200
    Health worker unions$1,800
    Health & welfare policy$1,500
    Health care services$1,000
    Teachers unions$500
    Women's issues$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Accident & health insurance$20,700
    Life insurance$4,000
    Chambers of commerce$1,000
    Public official (elected or appointed)$0
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