CA Bill Requiring Plans Cover Kids Hearing Aids Moves To Senate Floor

By Amy Lotven
September 5, 2019 at 6:09 PM
Legislation requiring that all California health plans cover pediatric hearing aids unanimously passed the state senate appropriations committee last week and will soon head to the senate floor. The bill, if passed and enacted, would go into effect July 1, 2020. California lags 25 or so other states that already implemented a coverage mandate for children’s hearing aids. California had considered including coverage of hearing aids when crafting its essential health benefits package under the Affordable Care Act, but it...

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