MD HB1165 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring each carrier to inform members and beneficiaries in a certain manner of the right to request a certain referral to a specialist or nonphysician specialist who is not part of the carrier's provider panel; requiring, under certain circumstances, certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to cover certain mental health or substance use disorder services provided to a member by a nonparticipating provider at a certain cost; etc.

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Health Insurance - Provider Panels - Coverage for Nonparticipating Providers



2020-02-10HouseHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB484 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-04 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General19710(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15830(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments