Florida House subcommittee passes insurance reform attempt
A bill that would force all accident victims to go to emergency rooms instead of their family doctor even for minor injuries has cleared a Florida House subcommittee.
By James L. Rosica|January 12, 2012 at 09:06 AM
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bill that would force all accident victims to go to emergency rooms instead of their family doctor — even for minor injuries — has cleared a Florida House subcommittee.
The bill (HB 119) was voted up 10-5 by the Florida House Banking and Insurance Subcommittee on Wednesday. It aims to cut down the fraud that is rampant in the state’s personal injury protection, or PIP, coverage.
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