SB301 (2008) Detail

(2nd New Title) relative to durable medical equipment.


CHAPTER 311

SB 301-FN – FINAL VERSION

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2008 SESSION

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01/09

SENATE BILL 301-FN

AN ACT relative to durable medical equipment.

SPONSORS: Sen. Clegg, Dist 14; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 24; Sen. Hassan, Dist 23; Sen. Downing, Dist 22

COMMITTEE: Commerce, Labor and Consumer Protection

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill requires the insurance commissioner to adopt rules for access to the provision of durable medial equipment requiring a prescription.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/06/08 0684s

07May2008… 1551h

08-2041

01/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to durable medical equipment.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

311:1 Rulemaking; Durable Medical Equipment. Amend RSA 420-J:7, II(c) to read as follows:

(c) Standards for geographic accessibility, which shall include standards for access to the provision of durable medical equipment requiring a prescription. However, such standards shall not restrict an insurer’s ability to provide prescriptions for durable medical equipment that are shipped to the patient by postal service or other common or private carrier, and shall not apply to durable medical equipment devices used exclusively for the administration of medication.

311:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: July 2, 2008

Effective Date: August 31, 2008

Links

SB301 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

SB301 Revision: 12103 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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