Citations Affected: IC 12-15-44.2-4.
Synopsis: Chiropractor office services under Indiana check-up plan.
Requires the Indiana check-up plan to include chiropractor office
services. Provides that the Indiana check-up plan may not permit
treatment limitations or impose financial requirements on the coverage
of chiropractor office services if similar limitations are not imposed on
the coverage of physician office services.
Effective: July 1, 2010.
January 14, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
testing, as described in federal Medicaid law (42 U.S.C. 1396
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(B) not including abortion or abortifacients.
(13) Hospice services.
(14) Substance abuse services.
(15) Chiropractor office services.
(b) The plan must do the following:
(1) Offer coverage for dental and vision services to an individual who participates in the plan.
(2) Pay at least fifty percent (50%) of the premium cost of dental and vision services coverage described in subdivision (1).
(c) An individual who receives the dental or vision coverage offered under subsection (b) shall pay an amount determined by the office for the coverage. The office shall limit the payment to not more than five percent (5%) of the individual's annual household income. The payment required under this subsection is in addition to the payment required under section 11(b)(2) of this chapter for coverage under the plan.
(d) Vision services offered by the plan must include services provided by an optometrist.
(e) The plan must comply with any coverage requirements that apply to an accident and sickness insurance policy issued in Indiana.
(f) The plan may not permit treatment limitations or financial requirements on the coverage of mental health care services or substance abuse services if similar limitations or requirements are not imposed on the coverage of services for other medical or surgical conditions.
(g) The plan may not permit treatment limitations or impose financial requirements on the coverage of chiropractor office services if similar limitations or requirements are not imposed on the coverage of physician office services.