HB1342 (2010) Detail

Relative to the right of election to submit a claim for medical expenses under a medical payments motor vehicle liability policy or a health insurance policy.


HB 1342 – AS INTRODUCED

2010 SESSION

10-2247

06/05

HOUSE BILL 1342

AN ACT relative to the right of election to submit a claim for medical expenses under a medical payments motor vehicle liability policy or a health insurance policy.

SPONSORS: Rep. Nixon, Hills 17; Rep. Craig, Hills 9; Rep. DiFruscia, Rock 4; Rep. Ramsey, Hills 8; Rep. McEachern, Rock 16

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

ANALYSIS

This bill requires medical care providers to inform an insured of the right of election in the submission of claims for medical coverage and denies payment for medical services until the limit of insurance is exhausted.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

10-2247

06/05

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Ten

AN ACT relative to the right of election to submit a claim for medical expenses under a medical payments motor vehicle liability policy or a health insurance policy.

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

1 Medical Payments. Amend RSA 264:16, IV to read as follows:

IV. The insured shall have the exclusive right to submit a claim for medical expenses under either medical payments coverage or a health insurance policy or both, as the insured elects; provided, however, an insured shall not be entitled to duplicate payment from medical payments coverage and a health insurance policy for the same medical expense. Medical care providers, as defined in RSA 507-C:1, II, shall inform the insured or his or her family or legal representative of such right of election and shall be ineligible for payment for its services until the limit of the insurance elected by the insured is exhausted.

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

Links

HB1342 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1342 Revision: 15486 Date: Dec. 10, 2009, midnight

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