HB 1284-1_ Filed 02/20/2008, 14:53 Becker
Adopted 2/26/2008

SENATE MOTION


MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I move that Engrossed House Bill 1284 be amended to read as follows:

    Page 6, after line 37, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " SECTION 4. IC 27-8-11-10 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 10. (a) As used in this section, “dialysis facility" means an outpatient facility in Indiana at which a dialysis treatment provider provides dialysis treatment.
    (b) As used in this section, “contracted dialysis facility" means a dialysis facility that has entered into an agreement with a particular insurer under section 3 of this chapter.
    (c) Notwithstanding section 1 of this chapter, as used in this section, "insured" refers only to an insured who requires dialysis treatment.
    (d) As used in this section, "insurer" includes the following:
        (1) An administrator licensed under IC 27-1-25.
        (2) An agent of an insurer.
    (e) As used in this section, “non-contracted dialysis facility" means a dialysis facility that has not entered into an agreement with a particular insurer under section 3 of this chapter.
    (f) An insurer shall not require an insured, as a condition of coverage, to travel more than thirty (30) miles from the insured's home to obtain dialysis treatment, regardless of whether the insured chooses to receive dialysis treatment at a contracted dialysis facility or a non-contracted dialysis facility.

         SECTION 5. IC 27-13-1-11.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 11.5. "Dialysis facility" means an outpatient facility in Indiana at which a dialysis treatment provider provides dialysis treatment.
SOURCE: IC 27-13-15-5; (08)HB1323.1.3. -->     SECTION 6. IC 27-13-15-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 5. (a) Notwithstanding IC 27-13-1-12, as used in this section, "enrollee" refers only to an

enrollee who requires dialysis treatment.
    (b) As used in this section, "health maintenance organization" includes the following:
        (1) A limited service health maintenance organization.
        (2) An agent of a health maintenance organization or a limited service health maintenance organization.
    (c) A health maintenance organization shall not require an enrollee, as a condition of coverage, to travel more than thirty (30) miles from the enrollee's home to obtain dialysis treatment, regardless of whether the enrollee chooses to receive dialysis treatment at a dialysis facility that is a participating provider or a dialysis facility that is not a participating provider.

SECTION 7. An emergency is declared for this act. ".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to EHB 1284 as printed February 19, 2008.)
    

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Senator BECKER


RS 128401/DI yl
2008