Printer Friendly Version


Full Bill Information

Individual Links:
      Bill Text
      Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note


HEALTH INSURANCE - Adds to existing law relating to health insurance to provide a short title, to state the purpose and intent, to provide applicability and scope, to require notice of right to external review, to provide for the request for an external review, to require the exhaustion of an internal grievance process, to provide a standard external review, to provide an expedited external review, to provide for the binding nature of an external review decision, to provide for approval of independent review organizations, to provide minimum qualifications for independent review organizations, to hold harmless independent review organizations, to provide external review reporting requirements, to provide funding of external review and to provide disclosure requirements.

  02/20 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 
  02/23 Rpt prt - to Bus 
  02/26 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 
  02/27 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 
  03/02 3rd rdg - PASSED - 63-4-3
AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Boyle, Chadderdon, Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Cronin, Eskridge, Gibbs, Hagedorn, Hart, Hartgen, Harwood, Henderson, Higgins, Jaquet, Jarvis, King, Kren, Lake, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Palmer, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Rusche, Schaefer(Kupser), Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08), Shirley, Simpson, Smith(30), Smith(24), Stevenson, Takasugi, Thayn, Thompson, Trail, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- Burgoyne, Durst, Killen, Ruchti
Absent and excused -- Labrador, Roberts, Sayler
Floor Sponsor - Mathews
Title apvd - to Senate
  03/03 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Com/HuRes 
  03/13 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 
  03/16 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 
  03/24 3rd rdg - PASSED - 20-14-1
AYES--Andreason, Bair, Brackett, Broadsword, Cameron, Coiner, Darrington, Fulcher, Geddes, Goedde, Hammond, Keough, Lodge, McGee, McKague, Pearce, Sagness(Malepeai), Smyser, Thorson(Stennett), Winder
NAYS--Bilyeu, Bock, Corder, Davis, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, LeFavour, McKenzie, Mortimer, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Werk
Absent and excused--Heinrich
Floor Sponsor - Cameron
Title apvd - to House
  03/25 To enrol 
  03/26 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 
  03/27 Pres signed 
  03/30 To Governor 
  04/01 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 87
Effective: 01/01/10 For all covered plans renewed on or after this date