Mississippi Legislature

1998 Regular Session

House Bill 911

[Introduced]

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Managed care entity; liable to patient if recommended treatment not allowed and patient becomes ill.

History of Actions:

101/13/98(H)Referred To Insurance;Judiciary A
202/03/98(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 1998
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

House Committees:

Principal Author: Howell

Additional Authors: Read, Smith (35th)

Code Sections: A 083-0041-0409, A 083-0041-0415

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE A NEW SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 83-41-419, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT A MANAGED CARE ENTITY SHALL BE LIABLE TO A PATIENT FOR ACTUAL DAMAGES IF THE PATIENT'S HEALTH CARE PROVIDER RECOMMENDS A TREATMENT OR TEST FOR THE PATIENT, THE MANAGED CARE ENTITY DOES NOT ALLOW THE TREATMENT OR TEST, AND THE PATIENT LATER DEVELOPS AN ILLNESS THAT WOULD NOT HAVE LIKELY HAVE OCCURRED IF THE TREATMENT OR TEST HAD BEEN ALLOWED; TO AMEND SECTIONS 83-41-409 AND 83-41-415, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY TO THE PRECEDING PROVISION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/03/98 at 18:29.



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