HB 1813 Health insurance; assignment of benefits.
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Summary as introduced:
Health insurance; assignment of benefits. Prohibits insurers issuing individual or group accident and sickness insurance policies providing hospital, medical and surgical, or major medical coverage on an expense-incurred basis, corporations providing individual or group accident and sickness subscription contracts, health maintenance organizations providing health care plans for health care services, and dental services plans offering or administering prepaid dental services from refusing to accept assignments of benefits executed by covered individuals in favor of health care providers and hospitals. The measure defines an assignment of benefits as the transfer of health care coverage reimbursement benefits or other rights under an insurance policy, subscription contract, or health care plan by an insured, subscriber, or plan enrollee to a health care provider or hospital.

Full text:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102794D  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/09/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102794D
01/09/17  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/31/17  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 7-N)
02/02/17  House: Read first time
02/03/17  House: Passed by for the day
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Amendment by Delegate Leftwich withdrawn
02/06/17  House: Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/06/17  House: Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/08/17  House: Left in Commerce and Labor