24-A §33-2762 Requires insurers to provide coverage for hearing aids for a minor child if the hearing aids are prescribed, fitted, and dispensed by a licensed audiologist; coverage may be limited to
24-A §33-2762 Requires insurers to provide coverage for hearing aids for a minor child if the hearing aids are prescribed, fitted, and dispensed by a licensed audiologist; coverage may be limited to $1,400 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every 36 months; insured may choose a more expensive hearing aid and pay the difference. Coverage includes fitting and dispensing services, including providing ear molds as necessary to maintain optimal fit, provided by an audiologist, a hearing aid dispenser or a physician, licensed in New Mexico. Ann.§13-7-10; §59A-22-34.5; §59A-23-7.8; §59A-46-38.5; §59A-47-37.1 Effective January 1, 2011, health plans are required to provide coverage for one hearing aid per hearing-impaired ear up to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) per hearing aid every 36 months for covered individuals under the age of 22 years. Coverage is limited to one hearing aid in each every three years and one cochlear implant in each ear with internal replacement as medically or audiologically necessary. The cybersecurity regulation impacts a large portion of the banking industry that is already under considerable data security regulation given the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, FFIEC examination protocol, and international laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation and the UK Privacy Shield. However, laws and policies do not always regulate human actions.As my colleague Steve Treagus explains, Insider negligence is the leading cause of data loss or theft, and unauthorized data sharing can undermine your best efforts at data security — even if employees are otherwise trained in cybersafety protocols.If you are interested in advocating for hearing aid insurance mandates in your state, view our model bill for insurance coverage of hearing aids for children for suggested language. The insured may choose a higher price hearing aid and pay the difference in cost; the hearing aid must be prescribed by a licensed audiologist and dispensed by a licensed audiologist or hearing instrument specialist. The insured may purchase a hearing aid priced higher than the benefit payable and pay the difference to the hearing aid provider. Requires insurance companies to offer coverage to employers in the state. 18 §3357 Requires health benefit policy to provide coverage of up to $3,000 per ear every 48 months for covered individuals 18 years and under. Illinois law directs the Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology to provide employees of the executive branch to take cybersecurity training at least once a year.The training content must include (1) detecting phishing scams, (2) preventing spyware, infections, and identity theft, and (3) preventing and responding to data breaches.||
24-A §33-2762 Requires insurers to provide coverage for hearing aids for a minor child if the hearing aids are prescribed, fitted, and dispensed by a licensed audiologist; coverage may be limited to $1,400 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every 36 months; insured may choose a more expensive hearing aid and pay the difference.,400 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every 36 months; insured may choose a more expensive hearing aid and pay the difference.
Coverage must include a new hearing aid every five years, a new hearing aid when alterations to the existing hearing aid cannot meet the needs of the child, and services and supplies such as the initial assessment, fitting, adjustments, and auditory training. As a result of the Affordable Care Act’s prohibition on discriminatory benefit design based on age, the Connecticut Insurance Department is requiring insurance policies to remove age limits on hearing aid benefits for policies issued or renewed after January 1, 2016. Even worse, ransomware attacks have steadily risen from the 22nd most common attack to 2014 to the fifth most common attack in 2016.Finally, gaining unauthorized access to sensitive information is a data security risk created by insider actions, especially employees.Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, and Texas require that health benefits plans in their state pay for hearing aids for children. Citation: Maryland Code §15-838 Requires certain health plans to provide to any minor 21 years of age or younger coverage for the full cost of one hearing aid per hearing-impaired ear up to ,000 for each hearing aid, every 36 months upon a written statement from such minor's treating physician that the hearing aids are medically necessary. Arkansas, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island require coverage for both children and adults. The insured may choose a higher priced hearing aid and may pay the difference in cost above the ,000 limit without any financial or contractual penalty to the insured or to the provider of the hearing aid.
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The bill expressly mentions that the training may be delivered online. The bill creates the Nevada Office of Cyber Defense Coordination and requires it to coordinate cybersecurity awareness and training for state agency employees.