2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 747
Emergency medical services; prehospital health care; insurance provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to emergency medical services, so as to include providers of emergency prehospital health care and emergency medical transportation within the definition of emergency medical providers; to include the services of such providers within the definition of emergency services; to amend Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to insurance, so as to include providers of emergency prehospital health care and emergency medical transportation within the definition of emergency medical providers; to prevent insurers from penalizing covered persons for using certain ambulance services; to include licensed ambulance services within the list of nonparticipating and nonpreferred providers of health care services who are entitled to receive payment of assigned benefits directly from an insurer; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/12/2005 - House Second Readers
Mar/11/2005 - House First Readers
Mar/10/2005 - House Hopper