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Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 627
INSURANCE RATES AND CONTRACTS
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F.S. 627.65745
627.65745 Diabetes treatment services.
(1) A health insurance policy or group health insurance policy sold in this state, including a health benefit plan issued pursuant to s. 627.6699, must provide coverage for all medically appropriate and necessary equipment, supplies, and diabetes outpatient self-management training and educational services used to treat diabetes, if the patient’s treating physician or a physician who specializes in the treatment of diabetes certifies that such services are necessary.
(2) The policy or health benefit plan may require that diabetes outpatient self-management training and educational services be provided under the direct supervision of a certified diabetes educator or a board-certified endocrinologist. The policy or health benefit plan may further require that nutrition counseling be provided by a licensed dietitian.
(3) The Agency for Health Care Administration shall adopt standards for diabetes outpatient self-management training and educational services, taking into consideration standards approved by the American Diabetes Association.
History.s. 3, ch. 95-268; s. 2, ch. 96-279.