HB499 (2009) Detail

Relative to insurance payments for ambulance services.


HB 499 - AS INTRODUCED

2009 SESSION

09-0635

01/03

HOUSE BILL 499

AN ACT relative to insurance payments for ambulance services.

SPONSORS: Rep. Buco, Carr 1; Rep. Chandler, Carr 1; Rep. Umberger, Carr 1

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill requires that the providers of ambulance services be reimbursed directly.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

09-0635

01/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nine

AN ACT relative to insurance payments for ambulance services.

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

1 New Section; Ambulance Service Providers; Reimbursement. Amend RSA 415 by inserting after section 6-o the following new section:

415:6-p Reimbursement for Ambulance Service Providers. Each insurer that issues or renews any individual policy, plan, or contract of accident or health insurance providing benefits for ambulance services shall reimburse the ambulance service provider directly.

2 New Section; Ambulance Service Providers; Reimbursement. Amend RSA 415 by inserting after section 18-t the following new section:

415:18-u Reimbursement for Ambulance Service Providers. Each insurer that issues or renews any policy of group or blanket accident or health insurance providing benefits for ambulance services shall reimburse the ambulance service provider directly.

3 Ambulance Service Providers; Reimbursement; Hospital Service Corporations. Amend RSA 420-A:2 to read as follows:

420-A:2 Applicable Statutes. Every health service corporation shall be governed by this chapter and the relevant provisions of RSA 161-H, and shall be exempt from this title except for the provisions of RSA 400-A:39, RSA 401-B, RSA 402-C, RSA 404-F, RSA 415-A, RSA 415-F, RSA 415:6, II(4), RSA 415:6-g, RSA 415:6-k, RSA 415:6-m, RSA 415:6-o, RSA 415:18, V, RSA 415:18, VII-a, RSA 415:18, XVI and XVII, RSA 415:18-a, RSA 415:18-j, RSA 415:18-o, RSA 415:18-r, RSA 415:18-t, RSA 415:18-u, RSA 415:22, RSA 417, RSA 417-E, RSA 420-J, and all applicable provisions of title XXXVII wherein such corporations are specifically included. Every health service corporation and its agents shall be subject to the fees prescribed for health service corporations under RSA 400-A:29, VII.

4 Ambulance Service Providers; Reimbursement; Health Maintenance Organizations. Amend RSA 420-B:20, III to read as follows:

III. The requirements of RSA 400-A:39, RSA 401-B, RSA 402-C, RSA 404-F, RSA 415:6-g, RSA 415:6-m, RSA 415:6-o, RSA 415:18, VII-a, RSA 415:18, XVI and XVII, RSA 415:18-j, RSA 415:18-r, RSA 415:18-t, RSA 415:18-u, RSA 415-A, RSA 415-F, RSA 420-G, and RSA 420-J shall apply to health maintenance organizations.

5 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB499 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB499 Revision: 13438 Date: Jan. 22, 2009, midnight

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