GA SB8 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on February 24 2017 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-03-23 - House Passed/Adopted 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


Roll Calls

2018-03-23 - House - House Vote #762 (Y: 92 N: 63 NV: 6 Abs: 19) [PASS]
2017-02-24 - Senate - Senate Vote #94 (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-03-23HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-03-23HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-03-21HouseHouse Postponed
2018-03-12HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-03-30HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2017-03-24HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2017-03-20HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-28HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-27HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-24SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-02-24SenateSenate Third Read
2017-02-21SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-17SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-01-24SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-01-23SenateSenate Hopper
2016-11-15SenateSenate Prefiled

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments