H.R.4527 - Patient Protection Act of 1994103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] (Introduced 05/26/1994)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||06/28/1994 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4527 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/26/1994)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Title I: Protection of Consumer Choice
Title II: Certification of Managed Care Plans and
Utilization Review Programs
Title III: Choice Requirements for Point of Service Plans
Title IV: Choice of Health Plans for Enrollment
Patient Protection Act of 1994 - Title I: Protection of Consumer Choice - Declares that this Act shall not be construed as prohibiting either: (1) an individual from purchasing health care services with his own funds, whether such services are covered within the individual's standard benefit package or from another provider; or (2) an employer from providing benefit coverage in addition to the comprehensive benefit package.
Title II: Certification of Managed Care Plans and Utilization Review Programs - Sets forth a certification scheme for managed care plans and for qualified utilization review programs.
Title III: Choice Requirements for Point of Service Plans - Sets forth choice and payment disclosure requirements for point of service plans.
Title IV: Choice of Health Plans for Enrollment - Requires each health benefit plan sponsor and each voluntary health insurance purchasing cooperative or sponsor to provide a choice among the health plans offered.