Requiring depression screening (and insurance coverage) for new mothers
Bill Primary sponsors
Representative Aaron Pilkington
Full Bill Title
An Act to require screening for depression of birth mothers at the time of birth; To mandate that insurance policies cover screening for depression of birth mothers at the time of birth; And for other purposes.
What it does
This bill requires that medical providers screen new mothers for depression at birth and that insurance plans cover the screening. Mothers are given the option to opt out of the screening.
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