Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6736
Session Year 2015
 


AN ACT EXTENDING TO OPTOMETRISTS THE PROHIBITION ON THE SETTING OF PAYMENTS BY HEALTH INSURERS AND OTHER ENTITIES FOR NONCOVERED BENEFITS.

To extend to other health care providers besides dentists the prohibition on insurers and other entities setting payment for services or procedures that are not covered benefits under a health insurance or health benefits plan.

Introduced by:
Insurance and Real Estate Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/23/2015Signed by the Governor
 6/15/2015Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/15/2015Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/10/2015(LCO)Public Act 15-122
 6/1/2015On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 6/1/2015Senate Passed
 5/30/2015Senate Calendar Number 605
 5/30/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/28/2015Immediate Transmittal to the Senate
 5/27/2015House Passed
 5/27/2015Amendment Withdrawn, House Amendment Schedule B 6596
 5/26/2015Bill Passed Temporary
 5/26/2015House Designated House Amendment Schedule B 6596
 5/26/2015House Rejected House Amendment Schedule A 8239
 4/2/2015(LCO)File Number 409
 4/2/2015House Calendar Number 267
 4/2/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/2/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/27/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/01/15 5:00 PM
 3/19/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/19/2015(INS)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/18/2015Public Hearing 02/24
 2/5/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

Co-sponsors of HB-6736

Rep. Rick Lopes, 24th Dist.
Rep. Roberta B. Willis, 64th Dist.
Rep. Elizabeth A. Boukus, 22nd Dist.
Rep. Catherine F. Abercrombie, 83rd Dist.
Sen. Martin M. Looney, 11th Dist.
Rep. Prasad Srinivasan, 31st Dist.
Sen. Edwin A. Gomes, 23rd Dist.
Sen. Marilyn Moore, 22nd Dist.
Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, 17th Dist.
Sen. Catherine A. Osten, 19th Dist.
Sen. Eric D. Coleman, 2nd Dist.
Sen. Mae Flexer, 29th Dist.

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