2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 290
Health Care Insurers; expedited claims; timely payment to hospitals or ambulance service providers
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding insurance, so as to enact a new Code section relating to the timely payment of hospital or ambulance service provider claims; to provide for confirmation and expedited processing of claims filed by electronic means by hospitals and ambulance service providers; to establish mechanics for the processing of health care claims submitted by hospitals and ambulance service providers; to establish standards for the processing of health care claims submitted by hospitals or ambulance service providers to health care insurers; to provide for the reporting of health care insurer compliance with such standards; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/02/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/01/2001 - Senate Hopper