SB0858 (CH0488)

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2018 Regular Session



Health Insurance – Access to Local Health Departments

Sponsored by:

Senator Rosapepe


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 488

Synopsis:Requiring a carrier that is an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization, except for a group model health maintenance organization, to ensure in certain standards that certain enrollees have access to local health departments and certain services provided through local health departments to the extent that local health departments are willing to participate on a carrier's provider panel; applying the Act to all policies and contracts issued, delivered, or renewed in the State on or after January 1, 2019; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Rosapepe, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, and Reilly
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1132
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2019
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Agents and Brokers
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health, Department of
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Mental and Behavioral Health
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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May 11, 2018 4:24 P.M.