HB 562 - Managed care; 24-hour toll-free authorization number (2)

First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Chapter 20A of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, known as the "Patient Protection Act of 1996," so as to provide that every managed care entity shall maintain a 24 hour toll-free authorization number throughout the managed care entity's service area or areas, or, in the alternative, such managed care entity shall not deny claims for emergency services or care rendered after its normal business hours based on lack of prior approval or lack of medical necessity; and for other purposes.

Shipp, Kem W (38th) Harbin, Ben (113th) Bradford, Frank (30th)
Sauder, Randy (29th) Manning, Judith H (32nd)
Full Text HC: Ins SC:
F/R: 02/13/97 L/A: 02/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
Code Sections Amended: 33
House Action Senate
2/13/97 Read 1st Time
2/14/97 Read 2nd Time

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 33-20A-9.1

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98