2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Dan Herold)|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Bentz|
|Regular Sponsors:||(Presession filed.)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to health care.|
Establishes dispute resolution procedures for charges for emergency services and for unexpected medical bills for out-of-network health care services.
Requires insurers to make available process for out-of-network referrals and prior authorizations. Requires insurers to reimburse cost of out-of-network health care services in specified circumstances. Requires providers to disclose to patients health plans in which providers participate. Requires Department of Consumer and Business Services to convene out-of-network reimbursement rate task force and specifies membership and duties. Sunsets task force on December 31, 2018. Makes various changes to requirements in Insurance Code regarding out-of-network providers and notices that must be provided to insureds.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Health Care|