SB 1513 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:
01/19/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17104192D  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/19/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17104192D
01/19/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/03/17  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (15-Y 0-N)