2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Governor Kate Brown for Department of Consumer and Business Services)|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to claims for reimbursement of the cost of health care services; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Prohibits out-of-network health care provider from balance billing patient covered by health benefit plan or health care service contract for services provided at in-network health care facility.
Prohibits out-of-network health care provider or participating health care facility] from balance billing patient covered by health benefit plan or health care service contract for services provided at participating] in-network health care facility. Requires insurer and health care service contractor to reimburse nonparticipating provider at specified rates.] Requires Department of Consumer and Business Services to convene advisory group to make recommendations regarding balance billing. Requires Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services to report to Legislative Assembly legislative changes needed to implement advisory group's recommendations. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Secretary of States Office - Chapter Number Assignment|