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Report Title: Insurance; Out-of-Network Providers; Balance Bills; Surprise Bills; Independent Dispute Resolution; Emergency Services; Health Care Providers; Health Care Facilities; Disclosure; Network Adequacy
Description: Establishes a dispute resolution process by which a dispute for a bill for emergency services or a surprise bill may be resolved. Specifies disclosure requirements for health care professionals and health care facilities, including estimated costs for health care services and information on participating provider networks. Specifies that an insured shall not be liable to a health care provider for any sums owed by an insurer. Specifies that an insurer who receives emergency services from a nonparticipating provider shall not incur greater out-of-pocket costs for the emergency services than the insured would have incurred with a participating provider. Specifies additional disclosure requirements for health insurance plans, including payment methodologies and updated participating provider directories. Requires health insurance plans to provide at least one option for coverage for at least eighty per cent of the usual and customary cost of each out-of-network health care service in inadequate network situations.
Package: None
Current Referral: HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): BELATTI, MIZUNO, Kobayashi, Morikawa, Rhoads

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2/10/2016HThe committee(s) on HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
2/9/2016HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-10-16 9:30AM in conference room 329.
2/8/2016HThe committee(s) on HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-10-16 9:30AM in House conference room 329.
2/5/2016HBill scheduled to be heard by HLT on Monday, 02-08-16 1:45PM in House conference room 329.
1/27/2016HReferred to HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2
1/25/2016HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/22/2016HPending introduction.

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