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CS/CS/CS/HB 221: Health Care Services

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Appropriations Committee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Trujillo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Artiles ; Avila ; Mayfield ; O'Toole ; Spano ; Stark ; Watson, C.

Health Care Services; Requiring a specified health insurance plan to provide specified coverage for treatment of Down syndrome; requiring a health insurer or a pharmacy benefits manager to only use a certain form; requiring hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, specialty hospitals, and urgent care centers to comply with certain provisions as a condition of licensure; providing requirements for settlement offers between certain providers and health plans in a specified dispute resolution program, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 4/14/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-222, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 423 (Ch. 2016-224), CS/CS/HB 1175 (Ch. 2016-234)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/22/2015 House • Filed
10/7/2015 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 23
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 23
1/14/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/19/16, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
1/19/2016 House • CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 263
1/26/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 283
1/27/2016 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 305
2/5/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/09/16, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/10/2016 House • CS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 25 NAYS 0 -HJ 452
2/11/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/12/2016 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 458
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 456
2/15/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/17/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/17/2016 House • CS/CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -HJ 518
2/22/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 510
2/23/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 560
2/26/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/16
3/1/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 611
• Amendment(s) adopted (814735) -HJ 612
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/2/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 647
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 1 -HJ 647
3/2/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 586
• Received -SJ 586
3/3/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Appropriations -SJ 620
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 620
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 1442 -SJ 620
• Read 2nd time -SJ 620
• Amendment(s) adopted (253290) -SJ 620
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/4/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 705
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 706
3/4/2016 House • In returning messages
3/11/2016 House • Was taken up -HJ 1188
• Refused to concur, requested Senate to recede -HJ 1191
3/11/2016 Senate • In returning messages
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (253290, 379122) -SJ 1157, 1161
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1161
• Reconsidered -SJ 1416
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, withdrawn (379122) -SJ 1416
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (253290, 652976) -SJ 1416
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 1416
3/11/2016 House • In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 1417
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (253290) -HJ 1420
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 118 NAYS 1 -HJ 1420
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1420
3/30/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/14/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-222, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 423 (Ch. 2016-224), CS/CS/HB 1175 (Ch. 2016-234)