SB351 (2018) Detail

Relative to managed care programs under workers' compensation.


CHAPTER 215

SB 351 - FINAL VERSION

 

03/08/2018   0975s

19Apr2018... 1285h

2018 SESSION

18-2759

01/04

 

SENATE BILL 351

 

AN ACT relative to managed care programs under workers' compensation.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Rep. Packard, Rock. 5; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the qualifications of an injury management facilitator affiliated with managed care programs under workers' compensation.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/08/2018   0975s

19Apr2018... 1285h 18-2759

01/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to managed care programs under workers' compensation.

 

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

 

215:1  Workers' Compensation; Managed Care Programs.  Amend RSA 281-A:23-a, V to read as follows:

V.  Every managed care program shall include a sufficient number of injury management facilitators, including resident injury management facilitators, who shall be qualified by reason of education, training, and experience to manage the injured employee's medical, hospital and remedial care, vocational rehabilitation, modified duty, and return to work plans.  An injury management facilitator shall work with the injured employee, employer, and medical, hospital and other providers to ensure that the injured employee receives effective, timely, and appropriate services in order to achieve maximum medical improvement and an expeditious return to work.  Any person employed as an injury management facilitator by a managed care program or operating as an injury management facilitator [by] in conjunction with a managed care program under this section shall be approved by the commissioner with ratification by the workers' compensation advisory council.  The commissioner shall, in consultation with the advisory council, by rule determine the number of facilitators which shall be sufficient.

215:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: January 01, 2019

Links

SB351 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 13, 2018 Senate Hearing
March 8, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 8, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 28, 2018 House Hearing
April 4, 2018 House Exec Session
April 4, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 19, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB351 Revision: 4138 Date: June 13, 2018, 10:44 a.m.
SB351 Revision: 3782 Date: May 7, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
SB351 Revision: 3501 Date: April 19, 2018, 11:35 a.m.
SB351 Revision: 3253 Date: March 9, 2018, 2:09 p.m.
SB351 Revision: 2653 Date: Dec. 12, 2017, 12:56 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 1
Feb. 13, 2018 Hearing: 02/13/2018, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 6
March 8, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0975s, 03/08/2018; SC 10A
March 8, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0975s, 03/08/2018; SC 10A
March 8, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0975s, AA, VV; 03/08/2018; SJ 6
March 8, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0975s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/08/2018; SJ 6
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services HJ 7 P. 53
March 28, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/28/2018 10:20 AM LOB 307
April 4, 2018 ==CANCELLED== Executive Session: 04/04/2018 10:00 AM LOB 307
April 4, 2018 ==RESCHEDULED== Executive Session: 04/04/2018 10:30 AM LOB 307
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1285h for 04/19/2018 (Vote 21-0; CC) HC 15 P. 7
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1285h (Vote 21-0; CC)
April 19, 2018 Amendment # 2018-1285h: AA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 8
April 19, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1285h: MA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 8
April 26, 2018 Sen. French Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 04/26/2018; SJ 14
May 2, 2018 Sen. Soucy Moved to Reconsider the vote to Concur, MA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Reconsideration will be taken up at the appropriate time; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 2, 2018 Sen. Innis Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
June 8, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2018; Chapter 0215; Effective 01/01/2019