Preserve Individual Freedom
to Choose A Health Care Plan
S.B. 317 provides that no law or rule or regulation shall compel any person, employee, or health care provider to participate in any health care system. Also, it authorizes individuals and employers to pay directly for legal health care services without penalty or fine and allows the provider to receive direct payment. It does not affect the (a) services a health care provider or hospital must perform or provide or (b) health care provided under workers’ compensation. It passed the Senate 31 – 16 on March 17th and is in the House.
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