2008 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 719
Sponsored By:
Delegates Bromwell, Elliott, Hubbard, Kach, Kipke, Kullen, Montgomery, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Tarrant, and Weldon
Health Insurance - Carrier Provider Panels - Standards for Availability of Health Care Providers


Requiring standards maintained by specified health insurance carriers for availability of health care providers on the carrier's provider panel to be submitted to, and approved by, the Maryland Insurance Commissioner each year; and requiring the Commissioner to require specified health insurance carriers to submit specified data to the Commissioner for review in making a specified determination and a specified assessment about the availability standards.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Insurance Administration
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 15-112 , 15-112 , 15-112 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered