SB 948 Enacts provisions relating to an individual's right to participate in a health care system
Sponsor: Crowell
LR Number: 5098S.01I Fiscal Note: 5098-01N.ORG
Committee: Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Last Action: 5/5/2010 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Small Business, Insurance and Industry Committee - 5098S.03C Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 948 - This act provides that no law shall compel a patient, employer, or health care provider to participate in any government or privately run health care system, nor prohibit a patient or employer from paying directly for legal health care services.

This act does not affect laws or regulations in effect as of January 1, 2010, affect which health care services a health care provider is required to perform, affect which health care services are provided by law, or prohibit care provided under worker's compensation. Section 1.330

These provisions are substantially similar to SS/SCS/SJR 25 (2010).