2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 382
"Surprise Billing and Consumer Protection Act"; provide for consumer protections regarding health insurance
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.
Feb/17/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2016 - Senate Hopper