IN SB0003 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 11-3)
Status: Engrossed on February 5 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - First reading: referred to Committee on Insurance
Pending: House Insurance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Health care provider billing. Prohibits billing a patient who receives emergency services: (1) from an out of network provider; and (2) at specified facilities that are in network; for amounts that exceed the cost paid by the patient's insurance plus any deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance amounts. Requires certain health care providers to provide, upon request from the patient, a good faith estimate to the patient for the cost of care at least five business days before a health care service or procedure is provided. Sets forth requirements of the good faith estimate. Requires the patient to acknowledge in writing receipt of the estimate and indicate whether to proceed with the service or procedure.

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Health care provider billing.


Roll Calls

2020-02-04 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-01-22 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-02-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Insurance
2020-02-05SenateReferred to the House
2020-02-04SenateSenator Rogers added as coauthor
2020-02-04SenateSenators Kruse and Messmer added as coauthors
2020-02-04SenateCosponsors: Representatives Kirchhofer and Barrett
2020-02-04SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Smaltz
2020-02-04SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 133: yeas 49, nays 0
2020-02-03SenateSenator Zay added as coauthor
2020-02-03SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2020-01-27SenateSenator Randolph added as coauthor
2020-01-27SenateSenator Glick added as coauthor
2020-01-23SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2020-01-16SenateSenator Stoops added as coauthor
2020-01-16SenateSenator Melton added as coauthor
2020-01-09SenateSenator Ford Jon added as third author
2020-01-06SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services
2020-01-06SenateAuthored by Senators Charbonneau and Garten

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