YEO Policy Books 2013 Policy Reader - Page 7

Building a Healthy and Inclusive Society Policy Reader Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Sponsored by Georgia Representative Stacey Abrams Target Level of Office: State Summary: This bill provides for licensing of health insurance navigators under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; provides for definitions; and sets forth the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Insurance with respect to the foregoing. Link to More Information: http://www.YEONetwork.org/2013policy?i=100 State Health Care Database Introduced by Nebraska Senator Jeremy Nordquist Target Level of Office: State Summary: This legislation creates a database for consumers to use to research various health care options including price, deductible, copayment amounts, and coverage offered. Link to More Information: http://www.YEONetwork.org/2013policy?i=101 Co-pays for Certain Health Care Providers Act Introduced by Nebraska Senator Jeremy Nordquist Target Level of Office: State Summary: This legislation requires insurers to charge insured patients a copay equal to the standard primary care practitioner for visits to an occupational therapist, speech therapist, audiologist, or physical therapist. Link to More Information: http://www.YEONetwork.org/2013policy?i=102 2013 Illinois Children’s Mental Health Plan Target Level of Office: State Summary: This act in Illinois requires the state to develop and adopt a Children’s Mental Health Plan containing short-term and long-term recommendations to provide comprehensive, coordinated preventive care, early intervention, and treatment services through age 18. Link to More Information: http://www.YEONetwork.org/2013policy?i=103 5