COMMITTEE:   Insurance 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.036 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Frullo 


HB 574        Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers.

HB 616        Bonnen, Greg
Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; authorizing a fee; providing a penalty.

HB 963        Bonnen, Greg | et al.
Relating to the designation of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists as preferred providers.

HB 1105       Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to reimbursement under preferred provider benefit plans for services provided by licensed podiatrists.

HB 1514       Sheffield
Relating to health insurance identification cards issued by qualified health plan issuers.

HB 1624       Smithee
Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage.

HB 1638       Smithee
Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care.

HB 2133       Raymond | et al.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain equipment and supplies associated with diabetes treatment.

HB 2172       Smithee
Relating to coverage of telehealth services or telemedicine medical services under health benefit plans.

HB 2348       Price
Relating to nondiscrimination against physicians in payment for telephone consultation services.

HB 2467       King, Phil
Relating to the exclusion from the premium and maintenance tax base of federal fees imposed on insurers and other providers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and recouped from policyholders, whether separately stated or through rates charged for health care coverage.

HB 2541       Zerwas
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of certain treatments for enrollees diagnosed with a terminal illness; authorizing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 2927       Guillen
Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain insurance payment disputes with certain physicians and health care providers.

HB 2959       Zerwas
Relating to Medicaid interception of certain insurance payments.

HB 3024       Guerra
Relating to coordination of dental benefits under certain insurance policies.

HB 3025       Farney
Relating to health benefit coverage for prescription drug synchronization.

HB 3102       Frullo
Relating to the disclosure by health care practitioners and facilities of patient liability for payment for certain health care services.

HB 3133       Smithee
Relating to notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician.

HB 3550       Muņoz, Jr.
Relating to prohibited conduct by vision plans with respect to the practice of optometry and therapeutic optometry.




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