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CS/HB 769: Health Provider Contracts

GENERAL BILL by Health Innovation Subcommittee ; Peters ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Artiles

Health Provider Contracts; Prohibits insurer, prepaid limited health service organization, & HMO, & third-party administrator thereof, from requiring licensed ophthalmologist & optometrist to provide vision care services under specified circumstances; prohibits such entities, & third-party administrators thereof, from requiring licensed ophthalmologist, optometrist, & optician to purchase certain materials & services; specifies that violation of section constitutes specified unfair insurance trade practice & unfair or deceptive act or practice subject to specified civil & administrative actions.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2015 House • Filed
2/26/2015 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 63
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 63
3/16/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Innovation Subcommittee, 03/18/15, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
3/18/2015 House • CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 1 -HJ 285
3/20/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 281
3/23/2015 House • Now in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee -HJ 294
4/28/2015 House • Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee