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
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
HB 581, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/31/2013 at 5:04 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: Health Innovation Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/13/2013 (pdf)
Insurance and Banking Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/26/2013 (pdf)
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 924 Dentists Latvala Similar Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
S 1016 (c2) Dentistry Hays Compare Last Action: 5/3/2013 H Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
S 1816 (c1) Health Care Appropriations Compare Last Action: 4/29/2013 S Laid on Table -SJ 740
Location: Laid on Table
Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 627.6474 Provider contracts. Page 2 (pdf) 636.035 Provider arrangements. Page 3 (pdf) 641.315 Provider contracts. Page 4 (pdf)
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.