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.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 64
• Introduced -HJ 64
• On Committee agenda-- Health Innovation Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
• Favorable by Health Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 242
• Now in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee -HJ 242
• On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 03/28/13, 8:00 am, 404 HOB --Not considered
• Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
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