2000 Regular Session
By: Representatives Stevens, Holland, Barnett (92nd), Bowles, Capps, Chism, Clarke, Coleman (65th), Dedeaux, Denny, Dickson, Eads, Eakes, Eaton, Flaggs, Formby, Frierson, Gibbs, Grist, Hamilton, Henderson, Jennings, Markham, Martinson, Masterson, McBride, Miles, Montgomery (15th), Montgomery (74th), Moody, Moore (60th), Moss, Nettles, Peranich, Read, Reynolds, Robertson, Robinson (63rd), Robinson (84th), Rogers, Ryals, Shows, Simpson, Snowden, Stringer, Thomas, Ward, Weathersby, Whittington
House Bill 651
(As Passed the House)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-15-17, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE AND SCHOOL EMPLOYEES HEALTH INSURANCE MANAGEMENT BOARD SHALL DETERMINE THE DIRECTION OF BENEFIT PAYMENTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 25-15-17, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
25-15-17. Any benefits payable under the plan may be made either directly to the attending physicians, hospitals, medical groups, or others furnishing the services upon which a claim is based, or to the covered employee, upon presentation of valid bills for such services, subject to such provisions to facilitate payment as may be made by the board. * * *
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2000.