Senate Bill #181

Primary Sponsor:
Introduced on :
Blevins
05/15/2001
Additional Sponsor:    Maier
Long Title:AN ACT TO AMEND TITLES 16 AND 18 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
Synopsis:This Bill would amend the Delaware code to ensure that persons covered under health insurance policies receive the right to (a) appropriate referrals, (b) necessary prescription drugs, (c) speedy internal appeals of adverse decisions, (d) appropriate emergency room care, (e) benefits for clinical trials, and (f) attorney's fees in cases where an insurer has acted in bad faith.

CoSponsors: Sens. Cook, Bonini, Bunting, Cloutier, Connor, DeLuca, Henry, Marshall, McDowell, Simpson, Sokola, Sorenson, Venables, Winslow; Reps. DiLiberto, DiPinto, Ewing, Hudson, Price, Viola, Wagner, West
Current Status: Signed   On   07/03/2001
Volume Chapter73:96
Fiscal Note:
F/N
Date Governor acted:07/03/2001
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Amendments:SA 1 to SB 181------->Amendment
Committee Reports:Report 05/15/01 02:34 pm F=0 M=3 U=0----->Committee Report
House Committee Report 06/06/01 F=2 M=6 U=0---->Committee Report
House Committee Report 06/13/01 F=0 M=5 U=0---->Committee Report
Voting Reports:Senate vote: () Passed 5/16/01 4:51:41 PM------->Voting Record
House vote: () Passed 6/26/01 7:04:27 PM------->Voting Record
Engrossed Version:
Engrossment------->Engrossment