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2011 Senate Bill 298: Ban certain medical insurance scams

Public Act 39 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Virgil Smith D-Detroit on March 24, 2011
To prohibit the use by a health care provider of a paid “runner,” “capper,” or “steerer” to obtain patients with the intention of falsely or fraudulently obtaining insurance benefits.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Insurance Committee on March 24, 2011
Reported in the Senate on October 6, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on November 29, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 29, 2011
Received in the House on November 30, 2011
Referred to the House Insurance Committee on November 30, 2011
Reported in the House on February 2, 2012
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 6, 2012