90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1562
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Short description: 
HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION REVIEW                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates  the  Patient  Protection  in  Utilization  Review   Act.      
   Requires  persons  who are health care utilization review agents to be      
   certificated by the Department  of  Insurance.   Preempts  home  rule.      
   Effective January 1, 1998.                                                  
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE                                                    
          HB1562 has no fiscal or prison popultion impact on DOC.              
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Insurance)                                     
          Requiring regulation of utilization review firms could cost the      
          Dept. as much as $200,000 per year.                                  
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          HB 1562 fails to create a State mandate.                             
          JUDICIAL NOTE                                                        
          It is not possible to determine what impact the bill will have       
          on the need to increase the number of judges in the State.           
          HOME RULE NOTE                                                       
          HB1562 preempts home rule authority.                                 
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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