View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 3818 The Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 3818 (COUNCIL\AGM\3818C001.AGM.AB13):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 38-71-1790(A)(5), as contained in SECTION 1, page 7, lines 17-27, by deleting the item in its entirety and inserting:

/            (54)      A point-of-service option or closed panel health plan offered pursuant to this article may not discriminate against a physician, a podiatrist, an optometrist, an oral surgeon, a physical therapist, an occupational therapist, or a chiropractor by excluding the provider from participating in the plan on the basis of the profession. A health care plan may not exclude these providers from providing health care services which they are licensed to provide and which are covered by the plan and as determined by medical necessity under utilization review guidelines. Nothing in this section interferes in any way with the medical decision of the primary health care provider to use or not use any health care professional on a case-by-case basis. /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.