COMMITTEE:   Insurance 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.016 
CHAIR:       Rep. Larry Phillips 


The committee will meet to consider pending business and:




HB 307        Burrows                
Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and enrollees.

HB 336        Collier                
Relating to the duties and powers of the office of public insurance counsel concerning the adequacy of networks offered in this state by managed care plans.

HB 831        Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et al. 
Relating to coverage for treatment of craniofacial abnormalities under certain health benefit plans.

HB 1161       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.

HB 1539       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription drugs for stage-four advanced, metastatic cancer.

HB 2147       Davis, Yvonne          
Relating to the use of certain loss and expense experience in insurance rates.

HB 2150       Davis, Yvonne          
Relating to reporting to the Texas Department of Insurance certain information related to the denial of claims by personal automobile and residential property insurers.

HB 2345       Workman                
Relating to the performance and appeal of utilization review by and under the direction of physicians.

HB 2397       Muñoz, Jr.             
Relating to the termination by an insurer of a contract with a preferred provider.

HB 2620       Muñoz, Jr.             
Relating to the award of damages in a private action involving health benefits for certain prohibited acts or practices by an insurer.

HB 3412       Shaheen                
Relating to preauthorization by certain health benefit plan issuers of certain covered benefits under the health benefit plan.

HB 3429       Bonnen, Greg           
Relating to windstorm and hail insurance coverage issued by the FAIR Plan Association in catastrophe areas.

HB 3430       Bonnen, Greg           
Relating to dispute resolution for certain claims arising under insurance policies issued by the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan Association; authorizing fees.

HB 3465       Davis, Yvonne          
Relating to an annual earnings and profit report by certain insurance companies and the issuance of a rebate to certain policyholders.

HB 3703       Gooden                 
Relating to continuing education requirements of independent adjusters and licensing related thereto.

HB 3755       Anderson, Rodney       
Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services.

HB 4105       Muñoz, Jr.             
Relating to certain information reported to the Texas Department of Insurance by insurers, other entities, and individuals in connection with employee benefit plans; creating an offense.

HB 4239       Muñoz, Jr. | et al.    
Relating to regulation of title insurance rates.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 1539


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