SB 225 – PennsylvaniaStatus: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2021
An Act amending the act of May 17, 1921 (P.L.682, No.284), known as The Insurance Company Law of 1921, in quality healthcare accountability and protection, further providing for definitions and for responsibilities of managed care plans, providing for preauthorization review standards and for preauthorization costs, further providing for continuity of care, providing for step therapy, further providing for required disclosure and for operational standards and providing for initial review of preauthorization requests and adverse determinations, for preauthorization denial grievances and for access requirements in service areas; and making an editorial change. Requires insurers to provide timely approval for nonurgent and emergency healthcare services to physicians before services and treatment plans are rendered.
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