Insurance

2022 Regular Session

Insurance

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 155
Neutral
State Health Plan; delete prohibition on covering hearing aids. Alive
Analysis:
HB 160
Not Rated
Travel Insurance Act of 2022; create. Alive
Analysis:
HB 451
Bad Policy
Nonadmitted policy fee; revise distributions of and delete repealer on. Alive
Analysis:
HB 452
Not Rated
Health insurance; revise mandated coverage for telemedicine services. Dead
Analysis:
HB 482
Not Rated
Property Insurance Clarity Act; extend repealer on. Dead
Analysis:
HB 819
Not Rated
Fire Protection Funds; increase and expand purposes for. Dead
Analysis:
HB 821
Neutral
Nontransport emergency medical services; develop coordinated entity to provide statewide system for. Alive
Analysis: The conference report added in language having nothing to do with the bill that allows municipalities that were abolished by the census bureau for having less than 50 people can challenge this finding and have their rights and privileges temporarily restored.
HB 823
Not Rated
Mississippi Electronic Protection Licensing Act; revise regarding battery-charged security fences. Alive
Analysis:
HB 974
Neutral
Airport authorities; authorize to provide dependent health insurance coverage as employment benefit. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1187
Neutral
Mississippi Insurance E-Commerce Model Act; enact. Alive
Analysis:
HB 1520
Not Rated
Professional employer organizations; provide for registration and regulation by the Insurance Department. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2012
Not Rated
Mississippi Health Care Cost Transparency Act; enact. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2020
Not Rated
Workers' Compensation; vaccine-related accidents or injuries shall be compensable. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2024
Bad Policy
Travel Insurance Act of 2022; create. Dead
Analysis: adds more regulations and fees.
SB 2031
Not Rated
Health insurance carriers; require to cap patient cost for prescriptions for insulin drugs. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2037
Not Rated
Genetic information; limit use of in certain insurance policies. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2096
Not Rated
Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program; authorize an additional round for counties and municipalities. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2319
Good Policy
Child support; authorize DHS to satisfy arrearages with unclaimed property. Alive
Analysis: If enacted this would allow parents who are owed child support to place a claim on "unclaimed property" being held by the State Treasurer for the parent who is behind in their child support.
SB 2324
Not Rated
Health insurance; Commissioner of Insurance must approve rate filings containing an increase in premiums. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2326
Not Rated
Mississippi Insurance E-Commerce Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2335
Good Policy
State Fire Academy; remove limitation on the number of Emergency Medical Responder students trained per year. Alive
Analysis: This bill removes the limit on emergency medical responder training. This provides more people the opportunity to be equipped to be emergency responders and provides Mississippians with more choice.
SB 2336
Neutral
State and School Employees Health Insurance Management Board; extend repealer on premium authority/allow surcharge on tobacco use. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2339
Not Rated
Health insurance policies; require coverage for hearing aids and services for children under 21. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2352
Not Rated
State Health Insurance Plan; provide benefits to surviving spouse/dependent of law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2357
Neutral
Volunteer firefighters; allow local governments to pay certain expenses for injury, illness and insurance. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2449
Not Rated
Health insurance; authorize exemption from prior authorization requirements for physicians and other providers. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2450
Bad Policy
MS Windstorm Underwriting Association; divert nonadmitted policy fee to the State and School Employees' Insurance Fund. Dead
Analysis: This is redistributing a tax overage to state programs. Government should seek to cut taxes and return money to the tax payers
SB 2459
Not Rated
Workers' compensation; increase maximum total recovery and remove cap on permanent total disability compensation. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2466
Not Rated
Wind pool; no more than one deductible per year from named storms. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2470
Not Rated
Insurers and pharmacy benefits managers; must apply cost-sharing assistance to patients' cost-sharing obligations. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2644
Not Rated
Health insurance policies; require coverage for hearing aids and services for deaf and hearing impaired. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2656
Not Rated
Fire insurance rebate monies; increase funds provided to local governments and expand areas for use of. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2663
Not Rated
Health insurance plans, prohibit from modifying insured's benefit level on renewal. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2665
Not Rated
Group insurance coverage; revise for certain public entities. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2666
Not Rated
Health insurance policies; require coverage of colorectal cancer screening. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2668
Not Rated
Non-Transport Emergency Medical Services Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2669
Neutral
Insurance company licenses; perpetual until revoked or forfeited. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2670
Not Rated
Automobile liability insurance coverage; require before receiving tag. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2672
Not Rated
Workers' Compensation; revise the exclusive remedy provision to provide certain exemptions. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2738
Bad Policy
Health insurance; revise mandated coverage for telemedicine services. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2856
Not Rated
Mississippi Electronic Protection Licensing Act; revise definitions to include a battery-charged security fence. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2861
Not Rated
Mississippi Professional Employer Organization Recognition and Registration Act; create. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2867
Not Rated
Local governmental entities; authorize to offer supplemental compensation to employees who decline group insurance coverage. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2877
Not Rated
Election commissioners; require board of supervisors to provide insurance coverage for. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2907
Not Rated
'Health Care Contracting Simplification Act'; create. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2908
Not Rated
MS Rating Bureau & MS Windstorm Underwriting Association; transfer powers and duties and bring forward sections. Dead
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed