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House Committee Roll Call Votes

Committee HEALTH Date December 11, 2017
Bill/Resolution HB1553 PN2033 A05207 Type of Motion Adopt Amendment
Maker of Motion Rep. Fabrizio Seconded by Rep. Corbin
Brief Description The amendment changes the definition of surprise balance billing to assure the Act only applies in situations where the patient did not chose to have the services provided by an out-of-network provider. Additionally, it adds a definition for usual, customary and reasonable rate. The payment structure for disputed claims is also changed so that claims of $500 or less will be paid the higher of the usual, customary and reasonable rate or the insurers in-network rate for the same service. For claims which are over $500, arbitration will still apply. It also makes further technical amendments.

Majority Members

Baker, Matthew E. - Chair
YEA
Bernstine, Aaron
YEA
Charlton, Alexander T.
YEA
Corbin, Becky
YEA
Cox, Jim
NV
Evankovich, Eli
YEA
Hill, Kristin
YEA
Kaufer, Aaron D.
NV
Keefer, Dawn W.
YEA
Lawrence, John A.
YEA
Lewis, Harry
YEA
Schemel, Paul
YEA
Topper, Jesse
YEA
Ward, Judy
YEA
White, Martina A.
YEA
Zimmerman, David H.
YEA

Minority Members

Fabrizio, Florindo J. - Chair
YEA
Boyle, Kevin J.
YEA
Brown, Vanessa L.
NV
Daley, Mary Jo
YEA
Dawkins, Jason
YEA
DeLissio, Pamela A.
YEA
Gainey, Ed
YEA
Kinsey, Stephen
YEA
Kirkland, Brian
YEA
Mullery, Gerald J.
YEA
Schlossberg, Michael H.
YEA
  
  
  
  
  

Vote Summary

YEAS: 24
NAYS: 0
NV: 3
Result: Passed