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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to insurance|
|Mar 11, 2011||referred to insurance|
assembly Bill A6286
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
L. Dean Murray
A6286 - Details
A6286 - Summary
Enacts provisions relating to comprehensive motor vehicle reparations; provides for limited assignment of benefits; preclusion lift; burden of proof shift… (view more) mandatory arbitration; provider decertification; and treatment guidelines.
A6286 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6286 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 11, 2011 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. MORELLE -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Insurance AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to comprehensive motor vehicle reparations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 5102 of the insurance law is amended by adding a new subsection (n) to read as follows: (N) "HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDER" MEANS ANY MEDICAL PROVIDER THAT SUBMITS A BILL FOR PAYMENT UNDER BENEFITS DEFINED AND PROVIDED BY THIS SECTION FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) MEDICAL, HOSPITAL (INCLUDING SERVICES RENDERED IN COMPLIANCE WITH ARTICLE FORTY-ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, WHETHER OR NOT SUCH SERVICES ARE RENDERED DIRECTLY BY A HOSPITAL), SURGICAL, NURSING, DENTAL, AMBU- LANCE, X-RAY, PRESCRIPTION DRUG AND PROSTHETIC SERVICES; (2) PSYCHIATRIC, PHYSICAL THERAPY (PROVIDED THAT TREATMENT IS RENDERED PURSUANT TO A REFERRAL) AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND REHABILITATION; (3) ANY NONMEDICAL REMEDIAL CARE AND TREATMENT RENDERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A RELIGIOUS METHOD OF HEALING RECOGNIZED BY THE LAWS OF THIS STATE; AND (4) ANY OTHER PROFESSIONAL HEALTH SERVICES. S 2. Subsection (a) of section 5106 of the insurance law is amended by adding two new undesignated paragraphs to read as follows: PAYMENT OF THE INTEREST PENALTY AND REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES TO A CLAIMANT WHEN PAYMENT OF A CLAIM IS OVERDUE SHALL BE THE EXCLUSIVE REME- DY WHEN AN INSURER FAILS TO MAKE TIMELY PAYMENT. THE FAILURE OF AN INSURER TO MAKE TIMELY PAYMENT OR ISSUE A DENIAL WITHIN THIRTY DAYS AFTER PROOF OF CLAIM HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO AN INSURER SHALL NOT PRECLUDE SUCH INSURER FROM ISSUING A DENIAL OR ASSERTING A DEFENSE AFTER THE THIRTY DAY PERIOD HAS ELAPSED. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08083-02-1
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