SB0790 (CH0072)

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Health Insurance - Communications Between Carriers and Enrollees - Conformity With the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 72

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to develop and make available a specified form for enrollees to use to request confidential communications from health insurance carriers in accordance with specified provisions of federal law; requiring carriers to accept a specified form for a specified purpose under specified circumstances; providing that a notice given by an insurer under specified circumstances is subject to specified provisions of federal law; making the Act an emergency measure; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Astle, Feldman, Glassman, Kittleman, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, Pugh, and Ramirez
Additional Facts:Bill is an Emergency Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): Upon Enactment
Finance   View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Claims
Emergency Bills
Federal Government
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Insurance Administration

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October 24, 2017 1:57 P.M.