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CS/HB 1413: Health Care Expenses

GENERAL BILL by Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee ; Tramont ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benjamin ; Harris

Health Care Expenses; Establishes 3-year statute of limitations for action to collect medical debt for services; provides personal property exemptions from legal process for medical debts; requires licensed facility to post on its website consumer-friendly list of standard charges; requires licensed facility to provide estimate to patient & patient's insurer; prohibits collection activities by licensed facility; requires health insurer to provide insured with advanced explanation of benefits; provides shared savings incentive offered by health insurer or HMO constitutes medical expense for rate development & rate filing purposes.

Effective Date: 10/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died on Second Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2023 House • Filed
3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/9/2023 House • Referred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
3/24/2023 House • Added to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee agenda
3/28/2023 House • Favorable with CS by Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Reported out of Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
3/29/2023 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/30/2023 House • Original reference removed: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Commerce Committee
4/6/2023 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
4/11/2023 House • Favorable by Commerce Committee (Amended)
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Now in Health & Human Services Committee
4/23/2023 House • Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
4/24/2023 House • Favorable by Health & Human Services Committee
• Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
5/5/2023 House • Died on Second Reading Calendar