• Date Due: November 01, 2020
  • Author: Health Insurance Reform Commission, Bureau of Insurance, and Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission
  • Enabling Authority: Appropriation Act - Item 487 C.2. (Regular Session, 2020)
  • Description:
    Report on the joint assessment of accident and sickness insurance policy coverage of hearing aids for children, including the social and financial impact of the proposed mandate in accordance with § 30-343 of the Code of Virginia and the impact of the proposed mandate on health care providers, access to health care services, the cost of health care in the Commonwealth and any process changes required to implement the mandated benefit, and whether changes could be made to the Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plan to include hearing aids for minors as an essential health benefit without cost to the Commonwealth.