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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 476
Health Insurance Consumer Protection; benefit verification and precertification procedures; unfair practices
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a short title; to amend Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance, so as to define certain terms; to provide standards and procedures for verification of benefits and precertifications relating to managed health benefit plans; to provide for liability and personnel; to provide for applicability; to include among unfair insurance practices certain practices of insurers and managed care entities with regard to health benefit plans; to require that certain persons shall be notified of the cancellation, nonrenewal, or other termination of their insurance; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Oct/01/2002 - Effective Date
Apr/19/2002 - Act 486
Apr/19/2002 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/18/2002 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/12/2002 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/10/2002 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/10/2002 - House Third Readers
Apr/09/2002 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/19/2002 - House Second Readers
Mar/18/2002 - House First Readers
Mar/08/2002 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/08/2002 - Senate Third Read
Mar/07/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/01/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/20/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/19/2002 - Senate Hopper
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