View Amendment Current Amendment: 19561AB12.docx to Bill 1044     Senator THOMAS proposed the following amendment (AGM\19561AB12):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, by deleting all after the enacting words and inserting:

/ SECTION     1.     Section 38-59-250(A)(2) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 356 of 2008, is amended to read:

    "(2)     The written notice required by this section shall include:
        (a)     the patient's name;
        (b)     the service date;
        (c)     the payment amount received by the provider; and
        (d)     a reasonably specific explanation of the change in payment; and
        (e)     if the claim is submitted pursuant to a provider contract that includes an appeals process, the telephone number or a mailing address through which the provider may initiate an appeal, and the deadline by which an appeal must be received."

SECTION     2.     This act takes effect ninety days after approval by the Governor. /

    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.