Insurance

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SB 167 - Maryland Insurance Administration - Enforcement Authority - Payment of Claims Authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require an insurer that holds a certificate of authority to fulfill the holder's obligations or pay a claim or an amount due instead of, or in addition to, suspending or revoking the certificate; and authorizing the Commissioner, on a finding of a violation of certain provisions of law, to require an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization to provide a payment that has been improperly denied. SB 167

Hearing 1/19 at 1:00 p.m. (1/8)
SB 180 - Insurance - Conformity With Federal Law - The No Surprises Act and Other Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 Providing that the federal No Surprises Act and certain other provisions of the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 regarding transparency apply to certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations; and authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce the Act. SB 180

Hearing 1/19 at 1:00 p.m. (1/8)
SB 207 - Insurance Carriers - Cybersecurity Standards Establishing certain cybersecurity standards applicable to insurance carriers, including health maintenance organizations and third-party administrators; requiring a carrier to take certain actions related to cybersecurity, including developing, implementing, and maintaining a written information security program, identifying certain threats, and establishing a certain incident response plan; etc. SB 207

Hearing 1/19 at 1:00 p.m. (1/8)