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SB 180, 64th Regular Session
Relating to the establishment, certification, organization, and regulation of health maintenance organizations as defined in the Act; providing a plan of operation; providing for the organization, management, duties, responsibilities, limitation on, and prohibited practices of health maintenance organizations and their personnel; providing for regulation of agents; providing for rights of enrollees and for a system of complaints; prohibiting discrimination against a physician or health provider associated with a health maintenance organization; providing standards for certification and operation; providing the power, duties, and responsibility of the Commissioner of Insurance and the State Board of Health; prohibiting certain practices and defining certain offenses as misdemeanors; providing enforcement procedures; stating the relationship of this Act to existing laws and persons or corporations operating pursuant to other laws; authorizing certain insurance companies to organize and operate health maintenance organizations; designating the law governing rehabilitation, liquidation, or conservation of an organization; providing for certain fees and authorizing certain taxes and establishing a Health Maintenance Organization Fund; providing procedures for administrative and judicial appeals; providing for confidentiality of medical information; providing an effective date.

Last action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .

Author: R.A. "Bob" Gammage
Sponsor: Tim Von Dohlen

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1975, 64th R.S.,ch. 214, General and Special Laws of Texas


HB 450 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Study Group)
Committee Report (Committee)
Committee Report (Committee)
Committee Report (Committee)
Committee Report (Committee)

Insurance--Health & Accident

House Committee: Health & Welfare ()
Minutes: March 12 1975 | April 17 1975
Senate Committee: Human Resources ()
Minutes: February 10 1975 | February 24 1975 | March 3 1975 | March 6 1975 | March 10 1975 | March 12 1975 | March 17 1975 | March 24 1975 | March 26 1975 | March 31 1975 | April 3 1975

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