In 2019, the Texas Legislature passed Senate Bill 1264 to protect consumers who have certain state regulated health plans from surprise medical bills. The new law requires the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) to issue a report on the impacts of the legislation each biennium. This report includes arbitration and mediation information maintained by TDI and the data collected from health plans as authorized by SB 1264. Because of the limited time covered, the data does not yet support trend analysis. This initial set of data creates a foundation for future reports and analyses.
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Source: Texas Division of Insurance