North Carolina has previously introduced Insurance Fairness for Amputees Legislation and it is a target state for an upcoming session. We are actively seeking advocates to lead the efforts to introduce and pass legislation.
The North Carolina General Assembly works on two year cycle and in 2019 will be in the first year of their cycle. The 2019 Legislative Session convenes January 9th and will tentatively conclude July 1st. The North Carolina General Assembly has set introduction deadlines for the 2019 Legislative Session. The House has set an introduction deadline for April 24th. The Senate’s is March 22nd.
Currently, the Republican Party controls both chambers of the State Legislature and the Democratic Party controls the Office of the Governor.
In order to move Insurance Fairness for Amputees legislation through the legislative process, the Amputee Coalition needs the support of the limb loss community. We are actively seeking advocates and champions for Insurance Fairness for Amputees legislation. Connect with the Amputee Coalition or your insurance company through Amplify, your State Representation and the North Carolina Department of Insurance to express your concern and desire for the legislation.