HB17-1115

HB17-1115 - Direct Primary Health Care Services

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the establishment of direct primary health care agreements to operate without regulation by the division of insurance.

The bill establishes parameters under which a direct primary care agreement (agreement) may be implemented. An agreement may be entered into between a direct primary health care provider (provider) and a patient for the payment of a periodic fee and for a specified period of time. The provider must be a licensed, registered, or certified individual or entity authorized to provide primary care services.

The bill establishes that the agreement is not the business of insurance or the practice of underwriting and does not fall under regulation of the division of insurance. The bill outlines the conditions under which a provider may discontinue care to a patient.

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

 

Latest update: April 24, 2017
04/24/2017 - Governor Signed
04/20/2017 - Sent to the Governor
04/20/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
04/19/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/11/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
04/10/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/06/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/05/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/04/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/03/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor
03/31/2017 - Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/30/2017 - Senate Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/29/2017 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
03/27/2017 - Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/10/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology
03/09/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/08/2017 - House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
03/07/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/02/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
01/20/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment