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Rudman bill would prevent insurance loophole

| Staff Reporters
Rookie state Rep. Joel Rudman, who just started his first regular Legislative Session, announced the filing a new medical bill designed to close an insurance loophole that most Floridians were probably unaware of. Rudman, a doctor with a practice in Navarre, filed House Bill 1335 on March 3. The proposed bill would prohibit insurance companies from taking money back from providers and hospitals after a service had previously been properly authorized for payment.
State Rep. Joel Rudman announces the filing of HB 1335 last Thursday in Crestview. The bill would prevent Florida health insurance companies from retroactively denying a medical claim and seeking a refund for a claim they had previously approved and paid for.

 

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