Wednesday, October 22, 2014

CS/HB 587 - Damages for Medical or Health Care Services

General Bill   by Civil Justice Subcommittee and Hood
Damages for Medical or Health Care Services: Limits recovery of damages for medical or health care services to amounts actually paid if no balance to provider is outstanding; limits recovery of such damages to amounts customarily accepted by providers in same geographic area, with certain exclusions, if balance to provider is outstanding; requires medical or health care services to be medically necessary in order to be recoverable; provides that lack of medical necessity is affirmative defense in action for nonpayment; specifies that certain evidence shall be considered in determining amounts customarily accepted; provides for reduction of awards under specified provisions.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: Died in Judiciary Committee on Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Civil Justice Subcommittee
           On agenda for: 02/20/13 11:30 AM              Notice
        Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action)              See Votes
 
    -   Judiciary Committee

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
SB 1402 Damages for Medical or Health Care Services Similar

Bill Text

Committee Substitute 1  
Original Filed Version  
001015 , Passidomo, Hood (CJS) Date Filed: 02/19/13, Line#: 40 House(c): Adopted 2/20/2013 4:42:28 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

(no votes recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Judiciary Committee Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM Judiciary Committee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
Now in Judiciary Committee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:56 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:56 PM Judiciary Committee
CS Filed Wednesday, February 27, 2013 3:37 PM
Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Wednesday, February 27, 2013 3:37 PM
Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, February 27, 2013 3:17 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, February 20, 2013 3:30 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Wednesday, February 13, 2013 2:48 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Tuesday, February 12, 2013 10:56 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Tuesday, February 12, 2013 10:56 AM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee Tuesday, February 12, 2013 10:56 AM Health Innovation Subcommittee
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Tuesday, February 12, 2013 10:56 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Filed Friday, February 01, 2013 2:40 PM Hood

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

768.755
 

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