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Bill Detail: SB19-134


Title Out-of-network Health Care Disclosures And Charges
Status Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services (02/07/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Insurance
House Sponsors M. Soper (R)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
J. Tate (R)
House Committee
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 02/07/2019

The bill:
  • Sets the reimbursement rate that a health insurance carrier
must pay a health care facility if a covered person is treated
for emergency services;
  • Requires in-network health care facilities and health care
providers to make disclosures to patients covered by a

health benefit plan concerning the provision of services by
an out-of-network provider;
  • Outlines the claims and payment process, including
reimbursement rates for the provision of out-of-network
services for health care facilities and health care providers;
  • Authorizes arbitration for the payment of health care claims
that are in dispute if certain criteria are met.
The commissioner of insurance is required to submit a report
annually to the general assembly concerning unanticipated out-of-network

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