SB 359

  • Georgia Senate Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Passed Senate Feb 24, 2020
  • Passed House Jun 26, 2020
  • Governor

'Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act'; certain consumer protections against surprise billing; provide

Abstract

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance, so as to provide for certain consumer protections against surprise billing; to provide mechanisms to resolve payment disputes between insurers and out-of-network providers regarding the provision of healthcare services; to require the department to provide for the maintenance of an all-payer health claims data base; to provide for in-network cost-sharing amounts in healthcare plan contracts; to establish an arbitration process; to require the Commissioner of Insurance to contract with one or more resolution organizations; to require the promulgation of department rules; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Bill Sponsors (6)

Votes


Actions


Jun 29, 2020

Senate

Senate Sent to Governor

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub

House

House Passed/Adopted By Substitute

House

House Third Readers

House

House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Special Committee on Access to the Civil Justice System

Jun 17, 2020

House

House Withdrawn, Recommitted

  • Withdrawal
  • Referral-Committee
Special Committee on Access to the Civil Justice System

Feb 26, 2020

House

House Second Readers

Feb 25, 2020

House

House First Readers

Feb 24, 2020

Senate

Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute

Senate

Senate Third Read

Feb 21, 2020

Senate

Senate Read Second Time

Feb 20, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Health and Human Services

Feb 05, 2020

Senate

Senate Read and Referred

  • Referral-Committee
Health and Human Services

Feb 04, 2020

Senate

Senate Hopper

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
SB359/AP* PDF
LC 41 2609S/hss PDF
Floor amend 1 LC 46 0340S PDF
As passed Senate PDF
Committee sub LC 46 0281S PDF
As introduced LC 46 0247 PDF

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