*** MONDAY ADVISORY*** Assembly Panel to Consider Bill Package to Address Out-of-Network Health Care Cost Concerns

The Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee will meet Monday to consider legislation aimed at increasing transparency in out-of-network health care costs.

The committee will meet at 10 a.m. in Committee Room 16 on the Fourth Floor of the State House Annex in Trenton.

Audio of the hearing will be streamed live here.

The committee will consider the following bills:

A-952 (Singleton/Ciattarelli/Lagana)
“New Jersey All-Payer Claims Database Act”; establishes New Jersey All-Payer Claims Database and arbitration process for reimbursing out-of-network health care providers.

A-4444 (Coughlin/Schaer/Singleton/Lampitt/Spencer)
The “Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act.”