Oklahoma Employment Law Update – April 2017

Oklahoma

Health Benefit Mandates and Prescription Eye Drop Refills

On April 11, 2017, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed legislation (H.B. 1819) requiring insured group health plans that provide coverage for medical and surgical expenses and prescription eye drops cannot deny coverage for prescription eye drop refills under certain conditions.

The law is effective November 1, 2017 and applies to plans issued or renewed on or after November 1, 2017.

Read OK H.B. 1819