SENATE BILL No. 234

 

 

March 14, 2017, Introduced by Senators BIEDA, WARREN, HERTEL, HOPGOOD, JOHNSON, YOUNG, CONYERS and EMMONS and referred to the Committee on Insurance.

 

 

     A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled

 

"The insurance code of 1956,"

 

(MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding section 3406u.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 3406u. (1) A health insurance policy delivered, issued

 

for delivery, or renewed in this state shall provide benefits for

 

cranial hair prosthesis for an individual who is less than 19 years

 

of age and has cranial hair loss as a result of a medical condition

 

or as a result of treatment for a medical condition.

 

     (2) The coverage required by this section is not subject to

 

dollar limits, deductibles, and coinsurance provisions that are

 

less favorable than those for other prosthesis coverage.

 

     (3) As used in this section, "cranial hair prosthesis"

 

includes any human or synthetic substitutes for cranial hair.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 


after the date it is enacted into law.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act applies to health

 

insurance policies delivered, executed, issued, amended, adjusted,

 

or renewed in this state, or outside of this state if covering

 

residents of this state, beginning 90 days after the date this

 

amendatory act is enacted into law.