ACT NO. 14
This act requires that health insurance companies provide coverage for the equipment, supplies, and self-management training and education of diabetes. Self-management training and education must be provided by a health care professional with specialized training. Coverage required under the act will be subject to the same cost sharing provisions applicable to other conditions covered under the health insurance policy.
Effective Date: On passage (May 5, 1997), except the requirements of the act only apply to health insurance policies as the policies are issued or renewed after October 1, 1997. All policies must comply with the act after September 30, 1998.