Advertising with us can place you in front of thousands of visitors a day. Learn more!
- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 21. Insurance
- Chapter 42. The Insurance Contract
- Section 349. Coverage For Newborn and Infant Hearing Screening.
previous: Section 347
. Coverage For Costs of Birth.
next: Section 350
. Exemption of Proceeds, Annuity Contracts. [Repealed, Sec. 14 Ch 62 SLA 1982. For Current Law See AS 09.38.025
AS 21.42.349. Coverage For Newborn and Infant Hearing Screening.
- (a) Except for a fraternal benefit society, a health care insurer that offers, issues for delivery, delivers, or
renews in this state a health care insurance plan shall provide coverage for newborn and infant hearing screening under the schedule
described in (b) of this section if the plan covers services provided to women during pregnancy and childbirth and the dependents of a
- (b) The minimum coverage required under (a) of this section includes
- (1) a newborn or infant hearing screening to be performed within 30 days after the child's birth; and
- (2) if the initial screening under (1) of this subsection determines that the child may have a hearing impairment,
a confirmatory hearing diagnostic evaluation.
- (c) The coverage required by this section may be subject to standard policy provisions that are applicable to other
benefits, such as deductible or copayment provisions.
All content © 2008 by Touch
N' Go/Bright Solutions, Inc.
Note to HTML Version:
This version of the Alaska Statutes is current through December, 2007. The Alaska Statutes were automatically converted to HTML from a plain text format. Every effort has been made to ensure their accuracy, but this can not be guaranteed. If it is critical that the precise terms of the Alaska Statutes be known, it is recommended that more formal sources be consulted. For statutes adopted after the effective date of these statutes, see, Alaska State Legislature
If any errors are found, please e-mail Touch N' Go systems at E-mail. We
hope you find this information useful.