WIRSING, WINTERS, BOLAND, BLACK, BRUNSVOLD, COWLISHAW,
ROSKAM, NOLAND, TURNER,JOHN, LAWFER, COULSON AND BOST.
MANAGD CARE RESPONSIBILITY ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Managed Care Responsibility to Members Act. Provides
for the regulation of managed care plans by the Department of
Insurance. Creates specific patient rights to disclosure, quality of
care, and confidentiality. Prohibits restraints on communications
between physicians and patients. Requires the establishment of
grievance procedures. Requires utilization review programs to register
with the Department of Insurance. Effective January 1, 1998.
FISCAL IMPACT NOTE (Dept. of Insurance)
There will be no fiscal impact on this Dept.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB1042 fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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