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Addressing health care services balance billing (Cody, Caldier, Jinkins)

Establishes the balance billing protection act to
provide for the protection of consumers against balance
billing for emergency and other health care services when:
(1) Emergency health care services are provided to a covered
person; or
(2) Health care services are provided to a covered
person at an in-network facility, but are provided by an outof-network
provider when no in-network provider is available
to provide the health care services.

Hearing Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1117&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)