Sponsors: Senator Williams, Senator Holbert, Representative Van Winkle, Representative Hooton The bill would require a health insurer to develop, use, and disclose to health care providers the standards the carrier uses for selecting providers for its network, tiering providers within the network, and placing participating providers in a narrow provider network. Currently, health insurers can […]
LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITIES 2017
We went into the session with an ambitious to-do list, and we’ve worked hard to check off many items on that list. Below are summaries of and updates on all of the bills and resolutions that I’ve sponsored this legislative session. Thank you for your continued support.
–Angela Williams, State Senator from Senate District 33
Bills Introduced and Passed
Sponsors: Senator Williams, Representative Danielson This bill would require facilities providing mammography to inform women if they have dense breast tissue. This is important because if a woman has dense breast tissue, she is more likely to have breast cancer. Right now, many facilities do not notify women about their breast density after a mammogram. […]
Sponsors: Senator Williams, Senator Martinz Humenik, Representative Thurlow, Representative Singer The bill specifies that a department, institution, or agency of the state, including any institution of higher education, may, may request permission to expend money differently from the authority granted by an appropriation for a capital construction budget item if the project for which the […]