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CS/SB 1496: Transparency in Health Care

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Bradley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz

Transparency in Health Care; Requiring a facility licensed under ch. 395, F.S., to provide timely and accurate financial information and quality of service measures to certain individuals; requiring home health agencies and home medical equipment providers to provide upon request certain written estimates of charges within a certain timeframe; requiring a health care practitioner to provide a patient upon his or her request a written, good faith estimate of anticipated charges within a certain timeframe, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/8/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1175 (Ch. 2016-234), CS/CS/CS/HB 221 (Ch. 2016-222) -SJ 814
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2016 Senate • Filed
1/14/2016 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 193
• On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/19/16, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 193
1/19/2016 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 221
1/20/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services -SJ 221
1/25/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 01/28/16, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
1/28/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 291
2/1/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 291
2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/25/2016 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 2 -SJ 497
2/29/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/1/2016 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 509
3/3/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/16
3/7/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
3/8/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 814
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 1175 -SJ 814
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1175 (Ch. 2016-234), CS/CS/CS/HB 221 (Ch. 2016-222) -SJ 814