Rep. Deb Conroy

Filed: 3/24/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2721 on page 5,
3immediately below line 24, by inserting the following:
4    "If, at any time, the Secretary of the United States
5Department of Health and Human Services, or its successor
6agency, promulgates rules or regulations to be published in the
7Federal Register or publishes a comment in the Federal Register
8or issues an opinion, guidance, or other action that would
9require the State, pursuant to any provision of the Patient
10Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148),
11including, but not limited to, 42 U.S.C. 18031(d)(3)(B) or any
12successor provision, to defray the cost of any coverage for
13pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated
14with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset
15neuropsychiatric syndrome outlined in this Section, then the
16requirement that an insurer cover pediatric autoimmune
17neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal



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1infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome
2is inoperative other than any such coverage authorized under
3Section 1902 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1396a, and
4the State shall not assume any obligation for the cost of
5coverage for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders
6associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute
7onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.".