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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 8
"Surprise Billing and Consumer Protection Act"; health insurance; provide consumer protections; definitions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance, so as to provide for consumer protections regarding health insurance; to provide for definitions; to provide for disclosure requirements of providers, hospitals, and insurers; to provide for billing and reimbursement of out-of-network services; to provide for procedures for dispute resolution for surprise bills for nonemergency services; to provide for payment of emergency services; to provide for an out-of-network reimbursement rate workgroup; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/23/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/23/2018 - House Third Readers
Mar/21/2018 - House Postponed
Mar/12/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/30/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/24/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/20/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Third Read
Feb/21/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/17/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/24/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/23/2017 - Senate Hopper
Nov/15/2016 - Senate Prefiled
3/24/2017 Withdrawn from the Rules Calendar and recommitted to Rules; 3/21/2018 Postponed until 3/23/2018; 3/23/2018 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/23/2018 - House Vote #762Yea(92)Nay(63)NV(6)
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Vote #94Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(3)
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