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6 AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH; REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES COVER
7 CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATIONS.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 31A-22-610.2, Utah Code Annotated 1953
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 31A-22-610.2 is enacted to read:
13 31A-22-610.2. Coverage for childhood immunizations.
14 (1) A disability insurance policy that provides coverage for a dependent child shall cover
15 the following immunizations for that child from birth to age of six:
16 (a) diphtheria;
17 (b) haemophilus influenza type b;
18 (c) hepatitis B;
19 (d) measles;
20 (e) mumps;
21 (f) pertussis;
22 (g) polio;
23 (h) rubella;
24 (i) tetanus;
25 (j) varicella; and
26 (k) any other immunization required by law for the child.
27 (2) (a) Immunization benefits under Subsection (1) may not be subject to a deductible,
1 copayment, or coinsurance requirement.
2 (b) Subsection (2)(a) does not prohibit the application of a deductible, copayment, or
3 coinsurance requirement to another service provided at the same time as an immunization.
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-11-97 3:26 PM
A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
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