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General Assembly


Proposed Bill No. 809


January Session, 2015


LCO No. 2536



Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH


Introduced by:


SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to (1) ban facility fees for health care procedures in group 1 of the Medicare ambulatory payment classifications, (2) limit facility fees to one hundred dollars, and (3) require insurers to cover facility fees as medical expenses.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect consumers from exorbitant "facility fees" by prohibiting certain facility fees, capping any allowable fees and requiring insurance coverage of such fees.