91st General Assembly
Status of HB2859
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Patient  Access  to  Treatment  Act.   Provides  that      
   managed  care entities may not deny or limit reimbursement to a member      
   for dermatological services on the grounds that  the  member  was  not      
   referred  to  the provider by a person acting on behalf of the managed      
   care  entity.   Prohibits  unreasonable   cost-sharing   arrangements.      
   Requires  terms  and  conditions  of  coverage  to  be  disclosed in a      
   readable and understandable format consistent with standards developed      
   for supplemental insurance coverage under the federal Social  Security      
   Act.  Effective immediately.                                                
   99-02-22  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-02-22  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   99-02-24  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               HEALTH CARE           
   99-03-05  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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