Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 7173
Session Year 2019
 


AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRACTS BETWEEN HEALTH INSURERS, OPTOMETRISTS AND OPHTHALMOLOGISTS.

To provide that no insurer, health care center, fraternal benefit society, hospital service corporation, medical service corporation or other entity delivering, issuing for delivery, renewing, amending or continuing an individual or group vision plan in this state shall include in any contract with an optometrist any provision that requires the optometrist to accept as payment an amount set by such insurer, center, society, corporation or entity for products provided to an insured or enrollee that are not covered benefits under such insured's or enrollee's plan.

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Insurance and Real Estate Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/2/2019(LCO)File Number 286
 4/2/2019House Calendar Number 193
 4/2/2019Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/2/2019(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/26/2019(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/01/19 5:00 PM
 3/18/2019(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/14/2019(INS)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/22/2019Public Hearing 02/28
 2/21/2019Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

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