From policy reminders to breaking news on the federal and state level, we keep our clients and partners updated on the topics that matter in healthcare, wellness and employee benefits.
On May 9, 2017, Gov. Deal signed SB 200 into law, amending section 33-24 of the Georgia code. This law requires plans that provide prescription drug benefits to permit and apply prorated daily cost-sharing rates for prescriptions dispensed by pharmacies for less…Read More »
On May 8, 2017, Gov. Deal signed SB 206 into law, amending section 33-24 of the Georgia Code. This law requires health plans to provide coverage for hearing aids to plan participants age 18 or younger, outlines the frequency with which such…Read More »
On May 19, 2017, Gov. Ivey signed HB 284 into law, amending Alabama Code sections 10A-20-6.16, 27-21A-23 and 27-54A-2 related to the provision of coverage for autism spectrum disorder. The amendment requires fully insured plans issued in Alabama to employers with at…Read More »
On May 8, 2017, Gov. Deal signed SB 201 into law, creating Section 34-1-10 of the Georgia code. This law does not require the provision of paid sick leave, but allows use of existing or future paid sick leave in order to…Read More »