Require Reimbursement for Medical Marijuana
|Category:||Wage and Labor|
|Sponsor:||Representative Benjamin Collings, House 42|
|Bill #:||LD 942|
Part A of this bill requires a health insurance carrier to provide coverage for marijuana for medical use for a health plan enrollee who has received certification for the medical use of marijuana from an authorized medical provider. Carriers are required to directly reimburse a health plan enrollee for the costs of obtaining a medical marijuana certificate and the costs of medical marijuana. The requirements apply to all individual and group policies and contracts issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2020.
Part A also applies the same requirements to individual and group accidental injury and disability insurance.
Part B of the bill requires an employer to reimburse an employee eligible for workers' compensation benefits for the costs of obtaining a medical marijuana certificate and the costs of medical marijuana.