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House Bill 1189


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House Bill 1189

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF HB1189 (Updated January 26, 2000 5:09 PM - DI 58)

Various insurance matters. Provides that a hospital and a physician must ensure compliance with a hold harmless clause in a health maintenance organization (HMO) provider contract. Allows a wage assignment for the purpose of paying a premium on a policy of insurance. Increases penalties for unfair methods of competition and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in the business of insurance. Provides requirements for cancellation or nonrenewal of residential insurance policies. Requires an insurer to notify a residential policyholder regarding coverage for flood damage. Requires an insurer to provide certain information with a premium rate change filing when a policy of accident and sickness insurance form is no longer actively marketed. Requires an insurer to issue a confirmation number when health care services are preauthorized. Requires an insurer to establish and maintain an internal grievance procedure and an external grievance review procedure. Amends the Indiana HMO law concerning: (1) assumption of a corporate name; (2) reinsurance; (3) powers of domestic HMOs; (4) annual and other filings; (5) uncovered health care expenditures; (6) receivership; and (7) voluntary dissolution.
Current Status:
 Out of Committee 2nd House
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