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Bill Introduced to Require Public Sector Employers to Provide 45-Days Notice Prior to Changing Medical Insurance Benefits Providers.

On December 15, 2008, a bill (A3557) was introduced to require municipalities or local governmental entities providing health insurance and prescription benefits to provide 45-days notice if it intends to change providers for these benefits.

Bill to Require Small Employer Health Insurance Carriers to Offer Coverage for Treatment of Infertility.

An Assembly bill was introduced (A3453) which would require small employer health benefit plans to offer coverage for medically necessary expenses incurred in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. If signed into law, the bill would provide that coverage must include, at a minimum: diagnosis and diagnostic tests; medications; surgery; in vitro fertilization; embryo transfer; artificial insemination; gamete intra fallopian transfer; zygote intra fallopian transfer; intracytoplasmic sperm injection; and four completed egg retrievals per lifetime of the covered person.