SB 416 Prohibits health insurers from refusing to contract with willing optometrists and ophthalmologists
Sponsor: Engler Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 1732S.01I Fiscal Note: 1732-01
Committee: Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action: 4/6/2005 - Hearing Conducted S Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2005

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SB 416 - This act proposes an "any willing provider" provision which would prohibit health insurers or health carriers from discriminating against (refusing to contract with) optometrists or ophthalmologists who are willing to meet the terms and conditions established by the health insurer or health carrier.

STEPHEN WITTE