Support Senate Bill 20 to address insurance plan network adequacy and ensure mental health parity and access to services

Senator Kay Kirkpatrick (R-Marietta) introduced Senate Bill 20, the Consumer Access to Contracted Healthcare (CATCH) Act, to ensure consumer access to quality healthcare by setting adequacy standards for network plans offered by an insurer and to ensure that all consumers with insurance coverage have access to primary and specialty care, mental healthcare, substance use treatment, pharmacies, and laboratories based on geographic proximity and provider to patient ratios, among other comprehensive network adequacy criteria.