Proposed H.B. No. 5453
Session Year 2023
 


AN ACT PROHIBITING HEALTH CARE INSURERS FROM RETROACTIVELY DENYING HEALTH INSURANCE CLAIMS FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.

To prohibit health care insurers from retroactively denying health insurance claims and clawing back payments for behavioral health and substance abuse services: (1) After one year from the date of such service when prior authorization for such service was issued and the health care provider was paid for such service; and (2) when the health care insurer fails to provide written notice and an explanation of retroactive denial of the claim to the health care provider for such service within one year from the date of such service.

Introduced by:
Rep. Gary A. Turco, 27th Dist.
Sen. Rick Lopes, 6th Dist.

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 1/17/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

Co-sponsors of HB-5453

Rep. Mitch Bolinsky, 106th Dist.
Rep. Tom Delnicki, 14th Dist.
Rep. Martin Foncello, 107th Dist.
Rep. David Michel, 146th Dist.
Rep. Travis Simms, 140th Dist.
Rep. Amy Morrin Bello, 28th Dist.
Rep. Jane M. Garibay, 60th Dist.

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