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SB20-005

Covered Person Cost-sharing Collected By Carriers

Concerning a restructuring of the payment of cost-sharing amounts owed by certain covered persons.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill prohibits carriers from inducing, incentivizing, or otherwise requiring:

  • A health care provider to collect any coinsurance, copayment, or deductible directly from a covered person or the covered person's responsible party; or
  • A covered person to pay any coinsurance, copayment, or deductible directly to a health care provider.

The carrier is required to collect any cost-sharing amounts owed by a covered person directly from the covered person in one consolidated bill.


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

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. K. Priola, Sen. F. Winter
Rep. J. McCluskie

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