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Inpatient Balance Billing

Requires Florida Patient’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities document to contain provision indicating the patient may be charged for out of network physician services. The document is to be presented upon admission. The bill also requires insurers to evaluate coverage for prosthetics and orthotics. The House companion only contains the language concerning coverage for prosthetics and orthotics.

STATES: Florida (2015)

BILLS: SB 1440, Sen. Sobel; HB 1033, Rep. Stark

POSITION: OPPOSE

HOUSE STATUS: Yet to be placed on a committee agenda

SENATE STATUS: Withdrawn by the bill sponsor during Week 7

Each bill has three committee references. Neither of them have been placed on an agenda.

LATEST BILL TEXT: Senate Version (last updated: 3/18/15); House Version (last updated: 3/8/15)

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