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SB 516: Health Insurance Coverage for Emergency Services

GENERAL BILL by Bean ; Garcia

Health Insurance Coverage for Emergency Services; Prohibiting coverage for emergency services from requiring a prior authorization determination; requiring such coverage to be provided regardless of whether the service is furnished by a participating or nonparticipating provider; specifying coinsurance, copayment, limitation of benefits, and reimbursement requirements for nonparticipating providers; prohibiting a nonparticipating provider from collecting or attempting to collect an amount in excess of specified amounts, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/26/2015 Senate • Filed
2/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Health Policy; Appropriations -SJ 66
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 66
3/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 03/31/15, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Banking and Insurance