State legislation

Bills enacted during the current session

27 records found

Alabama
Roofing Contractor Licensing, SB 147

Requires licensing of roof contractors for any repair work costing more than $2,500.

Arizona
Patient Brokering, S 1451

Prohibits patient brokering, including by health insurers, for sober home treatment.

Arizona
Vehicle Towing , HB 2306

Addresses abuses of towing of vehicles. Places duties on tow companies, owners and insurers. Passed House on 2/22/18. Passed Senate on 4/5/18. House concurredand governor signed on 4/17/18.

Illinois
False claims act, HB 1685

Amends the state's insurance false claims law by opening any funds recovered if AG refuses to take the case for crime prevention instead of just insurance fraud.

Iowa
Funding, SF 2416

State appropriation includes funding for 2 full-time equivalent positions for the fraud bureau for one prosecuting attorney and one special investigator. Passed House on 5/2/18 and Senate of 5/4/18. Signed by Governor on 6/1/18.

Iowa
Restitution, HF 2238

Allows insurers to seek criminal restitution if they are the victim of insurance fraud.

Kentucky
Insurance Crime Penalties, HB 323

Increases criminal penalties; provides restitution for insurers and abandons need for convicition for civil recovery.

Louisiana
Insurance Fraud Authority , SB 153

Extends funding to July 1, 2020 for the Sledge Jeansonne Louisiana Insurance Fraud Prevention Act. Passed Senate on 4/10/18 and House on 5/3/18. Signed by Governor on 5/15/18.

Louisiana
Policy Rescission , SB 554

Office of Group Benefits may retroactively cancel health or life insurance coverage of an enrollee or dependents if the enrollee engages commits fraud, or an intentional misrepresentation of material fact and bars from eligibility for coverage. Passed Senate on 4/24/18 and House on 5/17/18. Signed by Governor on 6/1/18.

Louisiana
PBM Regulation & Disclosure, SB 283

Provides for state DOI licensure of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), requires annual reporting and disclosure provisions. Passed Sentate on 4/4/18, passed House on 5/10/18 and signed by Governor on 5/20/18.

Maryland
Juvenile Life Insurance, HB 27

Companion bill to SB 168. Authorizes life insurers to refuse insurance on a minor in certain circumstances. Passsed House & Senate and signed by the Governor on 5/8/18.

Maryland
Workers Compensation Fraud, HB 1499

Requires governmental self-insureds to report suspected insurance fraud. Cross-filed with SB 575; Passed House on 3/15/18 Passed Senate on 3/30/18. Seigned by Governor on 5/8/18.

Maryland
Juvenile Life Insurance , SB 168

Places limits and reporting requirements on juvenile life insurance policies. Companion to HB 27 which passed the House and Senate and signed by the Governor on 5/8/18.

Maryland
Antifraud Plan Requirements , SB 59

Antifraud plans must only be filed by insurers who deliver policies or certificates in MD

Mississippi
Fraud Reporting Immunity, SB2527

Prohibits civil liability for the reporting of suspected insurance fraud.

Nebraska
Public Adjuster Licensing, L 743

Adopts the Public Adjusters Licensing Act.

New Hampshire
Balanced Billing, HB 1809

Phobits balanced billing under managed care law for out-of-network providers at in-network facilities. Passed House on 3/6/18 and Senate on 5/3/18. Signed by Governor on 7/2/18.

New Hampshire
Position of Insurance Fraud Director, S 470

Creates the position of Insurance Fraud Director. Passed the Senate on 2/15/18 and House on 4/12/18. Signed by Governor on 5/30/18.

New Hampshire
Air Ambulance Billing, H 1782

Establishes a committee to study insurance payments to air ambulance providers. Passed House on 3/6/18 and Sentate on 4/19/18. Signed by Governor on 5/25/18.

New Mexico
Auto Fraud Prevention Authority, HB173

Creates an auto fraud prevention authority within the DOI.

Rhode Island
Counterfeit Air Bag Act, HB 7125

Model Air Bag Act. Passed House on 6/7/18. Passed Senate on 6/19/18. Signed by Governor on 6/25/18.

South Carolina
Data Security for Insurers, HB 4655

Requires insurers to have a written data security prorgram to safeguard consumers and to investigate cybersecurity events leading to unathorized access or misuse of data. Passed House on 2/7/18, Senate on 4/18/18 and signed by Governor on 5/3/18.

Tennessee
Counterfeit Air Bags, S2583

Increases penalties for use of counterfeit airbags

Tennessee
Patient Brokering, HB 2068

Provides criminal penalties for patient brokering and referral payments related to drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatement. Passed House on 4/5/18, Senate on 4/19/18 and signed by Governor on 5/3/18.

Utah
Patient Brokering , HB 14

Prohibts patient brokering for substance abuse and disorder treatment. Passed House on 2/2/18 and Senate on 3/2/18 and signed by Governor on 3/20/18.

Utah
Patient Brokering, S 222

Prohibits renumeration or brokering for referral or testing regarding substance abuse treatment.

West Virginia
Solicitation , SB 273

Prohibits doctors from soliciting patients, either personally or by an agent, through the use of fraud, intimidation, or undue influence;