SB 852
Requires health insurers to update their electronic and paper dental services provider materials available to plan members and potential members
LR Number:
Last Action:
2/27/2018 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Insurance and Banking Committee (5596S.02C)
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2018

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 852 - This act requires any health carrier 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 receiving written notice of changes by providers.

The Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration shall consider violations of the act when conducting a market conduct examination.

This act is similar to provisions in SS/SB 982 (2018), HCS/SB 575 (2018), SB 193 (2017), and SB 999 (2016), and is similar to SB 383 (2015).