Arkansas Insurance Department

Mandated Benefits

Mandated Benefits

Code Cite

Enacted

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Autism Spectrum Disorders

§23-99-418

2011

Breast Reconstruction/Mastectomy

§23-99-405

1997

Children’s Preventative Health Care

§23-79-141 et al. & Rule 45

1990

Colorectal Cancer Screening

§23-79-1201 et al.

2005

Dental Anesthesia

§23-86-121

2005

Diabetic Supplies/Education

§23-79-601 et al. & Rule 70

1997

Equity in Prescription Insurance & Contraceptive Coverage

§23-79-1101 et al.

2005

Formula for PKU/Medical Foods & Low Protein Modified Food Products

§23-79-701 et al.

1999

Gastric Pacemakers

§23-99-419

2011

In-Vitro Fertilization

§23-85-137, §23-86-118 & Rule 1

1987

Loss or Impairment of Speech or Hearing

§23-79-130

1985 & 2005

Maternity & Newborn Coverage

§23-99-404

1997

Mental Health Parity

§23-99-501 et al.

1997

Off-Label Drug Use

§23-79-147

1999

Prostate Cancer Screening

§23-79-1301

2009

Orthotic & Prosthetic Devices or Services

§23-99-417

2009

Total

16 Mandated Benefits

 

Mandated Offerings

Code Cite

Enacted

Alcohol and Drug Dependency

§23-79-139

1987

Hospice

§23-86-120

1999

Mental Disorders

§23-86-113

1983

Mammogram

§23-79-140

1989

Out-Patient Service

§23-86-108(5)

1959

Psychological Examiners

§23-79-142

1991

TMJ (Musculoskeletal Disorders of Face, Neck or Head)

§23-79-150

2001

Hearing Aids

§23-79-1401 et al.

2009

Total

8 Mandated Offerings

 

Mandated Persons Covered

Code Cite

Enacted

Adopted Children

§23-79-137

1987

Handicapped Dependents

§23-85-131(b), §23-86-108(4) &

Bulletin 14-81

1983

Newborn

§23-79-129 & Bulletin 1-84

1975

Total

3 Mandated Persons

 

Mandated Providers

Code Cite

Enacted

Ambulatory Surgery Center

§23-86-403 (5) & §23-99-203(d)(19)

1981

Audiologists/Speech-Language Pathologist

§23-79-114(g)

2003

Chiropractors

§23-79-114(a)

1975

Dentists

§23-79-114(e)

1979

Emergency Services-Out-of-Area (HMO)

§23-76-109(B)

1995

Nurse Anesthetists

§23-79-114(f)

1993

Optometrists

§23-79-114(b)

1993

Podiatrists

§23-79-114(c)

1979

Psychologists

§23-79-114(d)

1979

Physician Assistant

§23-79-154

2007

Total

10 Mandated Providers

 

Other

Code Cite

Enacted

Arkansas HIPAA

§23-86-301 et al.

1997

COB (Coordination of Benefits)

Rule 21

1974 & 1988

Continuation of Benefits

§23-86-116

1987

Continuation of Insurance

§23-86-114

1985

Conversion to Non-Group

§23-86-115

1985

Replacement of  Prior Carriers Coverage

§23-86-108(7)

1959

Time Payment of Claims

§23-86-108(6) & Rule 43 §12

1959 & 1989

Total

7 Mandated Other