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HB 581: Dentists

GENERAL BILL by Renuart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles ; Fasano ; Hooper ; Tobia

Dentists; Prohibits contract between health insurer, prepaid limited health service organization, or HMO & dentist from requiring dentist to provide services at set fee unless the services are covered services; provides covered services are those services listed as entitled benefit under contract; prohibits insurer from providing merely de minimis reimbursement or coverage; requires that fees for covered services be set in good faith & not be nominal; prohibits health insurer, prepaid limited health service organization, or HMO from requiring as condition of contract that dentist participate in discount medical plan; provides for applicability.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (IBS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/31/2013 House • Filed
2/12/2013 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 64
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 64
3/11/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Innovation Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
3/13/2013 House • Favorable by Health Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 242
• Now in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee -HJ 242
3/26/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 03/28/13, 8:00 am, 404 HOB --Not considered
5/3/2013 House • Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee