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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 974

File Code: Insurance - Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Tarrant, Bromwell, Costa, Elliott, Hubbard, Kach, A. Kelly, Morhaim, Murphy, Oaks, Reznik, and V. Turner
Entitled:
Health Insurance - Preauthorization of Health Care Services - Use of Electronic Health Records

Synopsis:

Requiring health insurance carriers to make a decision on a request for preauthorization of a health care service or prescription within 4 hours if the health care provider making the request uses an electronic health record that is connected to a State-designated health information exchange or serviced by a State-designated management service organization; providing that a carrier is deemed to have approved a request for preauthorization of a health care service or prescription under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/11
First Reading Health and Government Operations
2/22
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
3/25
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Patients
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-706 )
Insurance
( 15-1011 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Health and Government Operations
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