GA SB8 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on November 15 2016 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-02-17 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance, so as to provide for consumer protections regarding health insurance; to provide for definitions; to provide for disclosure requirements of providers, hospitals, and insurers; to provide for billing and reimbursement of out-of-network services; to provide for procedures for dispute resolution for surprise bills for nonemergency services; to provide for payment of emergency services; to provide for an out-of-network reimbursement rate workgroup; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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"Surprise Billing and Consumer Protection Act"; health insurance; provide consumer protections; definitions



2017-02-17SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-01-24SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-01-23SenateSenate Hopper
2016-11-15SenateSenate Prefiled

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