TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-38.1
Insurance Coverage for Pediatric Preventive Care

SECTION 27-38.1-2


§ 27-38.1-2 Coverage required for pediatric preventive care.

(a) Every health insurance plan providing coverage for a dependent or minor child, other than school policies, shall include benefits for pediatric preventive care. All benefits shall be reimbursed in accordance with the reimbursement policies and procedure of each health insurer.

(b) Every health insurer shall provide benefits for pediatric preventive care or make that care available to its enrolled participants. Benefits do not need to be provided pursuant to this section for pediatric preventive care services that are paid for or offered free of charge by the state of Rhode Island. Benefits do not need to be provided for the cost of biologicals used for vaccinations.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 488, § 1.)