§ 27-41-33 Coverage for infertility.
(a) Any health maintenance organization service contract plan or policy delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state, except a contract providing supplemental coverage to Medicare or other governmental programs, which includes pregnancy related benefits, shall provide coverage for medically necessary expenses of diagnosis and treatment of infertility for women between the ages of twenty-five (25) and forty-two (42) years. To the extent that a health maintenance organization provides reimbursement for a test or procedure used in the diagnosis or treatment of conditions other than infertility, those tests and procedures shall not be excluded from reimbursement when provided attendant to the diagnosis and treatment of infertility for women between the ages of twenty-five (25) and forty-two (42) years; provided, that subscriber copayment, not to exceed twenty percent (20%), may be required for those programs and/or procedures the sole purpose of which is the treatment of infertility.
(b) For the purpose of this section, "infertility" means the condition of an otherwise healthy married individual who is unable to conceive or sustain a pregnancy during a period of one year.
(c) The health insurance contract may limit coverage to a lifetime cap of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000).
(P.L. 1989, ch. 478, § 4; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 85; P.L. 2006, ch. 246, art. 34, § 4; P.L. 2007, ch. 411, § 4.)