SB 193 Requires health insurers to update their electronic and paper dental services provider materials available to plan members and potential members
Sponsor: Wallingford
LR Number: 0789S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Insurance and Banking
Last Action: 2/21/2017 - Voted Do Pass S Insurance and Banking Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2017

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Current Bill Summary

SB 193 - This act requires any health insurer engaged in the act of contracting with providers for the delivery of dental services, or in the act of selling or assigning dental network plans, to update their electronic and paper provider materials made available to plan members or other potential plan members upon being notified of changes by participating providers.

Failure to comply with the requirements of this section may be subject to penalties under Section 374.049 as a level one violation.

This act is identical to SB 999 (2016), and similar to SB 383 (2015).