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HB 1142 - Authorizes Patients to Use a Health Care Provider Outside of Their Insurance Network - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (11-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Patients to Use a Health Care Provider Outside of Their Insurance Network

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits health insurers from excluding the use of certain health care providers under their health benefit plan.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits health insurers from excluding any health care professional or facility from a patient’s options, given that the professional or facility meets the following requirements (Sec. 1):
    • The professional or facility is licensed in the state;
    • The professional or facility is located within the geographic coverage area of the health benefit plan; and
    • The professional or facility is willing to meet the terms and conditions established by the health insurer.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (39-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Patients to Use a Health Care Provider Outside of Their Insurance Network

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits health insurers from excluding the use of certain health care providers under their health benefit plan.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits health insurers from excluding any health care professional or facility from a patient’s options, given that the professional or facility meets the following requirements (Sec. 1):
    • The professional or facility is licensed in the state;
    • The professional or facility is located within the geographic coverage area of the health benefit plan; and
    • The professional or facility is willing to meet the terms and conditions established by the health insurer.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Patients to Use a Health Care Provider Outside of Their Insurance Network

Sponsors

  • Corey Brown (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Hal G. Wick (SD - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Timothy P. 'Tim' Begalka (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peggy Anne Gibson (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian G. Gosch (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brock L. Greenfield (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paula Hawks (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Troy E. Heinert (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Hickey (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark K. Kirkeby (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Lederman (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry James Lucas (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David Lust (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Melissa Magstadt (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ryan M. Maher (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Munsterman (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jenna Netherton (SD - I) (Out Of Office)
  • David Novstrup (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell Olson (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bruce E. Rampelberg (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry R. Rhoden (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jacqueline Sly (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Manford J. 'Manny' Steele (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
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