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HB17-1115

Direct Primary Health Care Services

Concerning the establishment of direct primary health care agreements to operate without regulation by the division of insurance.
Session:
2017 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance

The bill establishes parameters under which a direct primary care agreement (agreement) may be implemented. An agreement may be entered into between a direct primary health care provider (provider) and a patient for the payment of a periodic fee and for a specified period of time. The provider must be a licensed, registered, or certified individual or entity authorized to provide primary care services.

The bill establishes that the agreement is not the business of insurance or the practice of underwriting and does not fall under regulation of the division of insurance. The bill outlines the conditions under which a provider may discontinue care to a patient.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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