Existing law provides for certain benefits, including insurance coverage, disability, and workers' compensation, for any active city or state firefighter who has an occupational disease, including cancer, which manifests while the firefighter is employed with the city or the state
This bill would provide that a retired certified firefighter who is diagnosed with a cancer that is considered an occupational disease would receive reimbursement of his or her out-of-pocket expenses, under certain conditions, for medical treatment related to the cancer that is not covered by his or her own health insurance or Medicare, if the cancer was diagnosed within 10 years of his or her retirement
Relating to retired certified firefighters; to provide reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses for medical treatment not covered by the health insurance or Medicare coverage of the firefighter if diagnosed with cancer within 10 years of retirement, under certain conditions.
|March 5, 2019||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means General Fund|
|Bill Text||HB 18 - Introduced|