Status Summary

Passed out of the House. Had a public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health Care on Mar 13. This bill did not make it out of it committee by the policy committee cutoff.

Legislative Session

2017

Status

Failed

Sponsor

Sullivan

This bill requires a health care facility or a health care provider to, upon request of a patient or a patient's personal representative, provide the patient or representative with one copy of the patient's health care information free of charge if the patient is appealing the denial of federal supplemental security income or social security disability benefits. Requires issuers and third-party payors, upon request of a covered person or a covered person's personal representative, to provide the covered person or representative with one copy of the covered person's health care information free of charge if the covered person is appealing the denial of federal supplemental security income or social security disability benefits.