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HB 583: Damages Recoverable for the Cost of Medical or Health Care Services

GENERAL BILL by Fant ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rommel

Damages Recoverable for the Cost of Medical or Health Care Services; Provides for calculation of award of damages for certain medical or health care services paid or owed by claimant or governmental or commercial insurance payor; provides that individual contracts between providers & licensed commercial insurers or licensed health maintenance organizations are not subject to discovery or disclosure & are not admissible into evidence in certain actions; provides that amount of lien or subrogation claim asserted by Medicaid, Medicare, or payor regulated under Florida Insurance Code for certain past medical expenses, is maximum amount recoverable & admissible into evidence.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/30/2017 House • Filed
2/9/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 73
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 73
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee