SB379 (2018) Detail

Relative to retroactive denials of previously paid claims.


CHAPTER 317

SB 379 - FINAL VERSION

 

02/15/2018   0416s

05/23/2018   1975CofC

 

2018 SESSION

18-2742

01/06

 

SENATE BILL 379

 

AN ACT relative to retroactive denials of previously paid claims.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Daniels, Dist 11; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Rep. Emerick, Rock. 21; Rep. Allen, Rock. 15; Rep. Abrami, Rock. 19

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill changes the time frame for insurance companies and managed care organizations to recover payments from a health care provider for services completed.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/15/2018   0416s

05/23/2018   1975CofC 18-2742

01/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to retroactive denials of previously paid claims.

 

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

 

317:1  Accident and Health Insurance; Retroactive Denials.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 415:6-i, II(b) to read as follows:

(b)  The time which has elapsed since the date of payment of the challenged claim does not exceed [18] 12 months.  The retroactive denial of a previously paid claim may be permitted beyond [18] 12 months from the date of payment only for the following reasons:

317:2  Managed Care Law; Retroactive Denials.  Amend the introductory paragraph of RSA 420-J:8-b, II(b) to read as follows:

(b)  The time which has elapsed since the date of payment of the challenged claim does not exceed [18] 12 months.  The retroactive denial of a previously paid claim may be permitted beyond [18] 12 months from the date of payment only for the following reasons:

317:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2019.

 

Approved: June 25, 2018

Effective Date: January 01, 2019

Links

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Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 24, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 15, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 27, 2018 House Hearing
April 11, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
May 2, 2018 House Floor Vote
May 17, 2018 House Floor Vote
May 23, 2018 House Floor Vote
May 23, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB379 Revision: 4257 Date: June 27, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
SB379 Revision: 3945 Date: May 23, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
SB379 Revision: 3726 Date: May 14, 2018, 10:09 a.m.
SB379 Revision: 3076 Date: Feb. 15, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
SB379 Revision: 2686 Date: Dec. 12, 2017, 12:25 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 1
Jan. 24, 2018 Hearing: 01/24/2018, Room 101, LOB, 01:45 pm; SC 4
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0416s, 02/15/2018; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 7
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0416s, AA, VV; 02/15/2018;
Feb. 15, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0416s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/15/2018;
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 7 P. 51
March 27, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/27/2018 11:00 AM LOB 302
April 4, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 04/04/2018 01:15 PM LOB 302
April 11, 2018 Executive Session: 04/11/2018 01:15 PM LOB 302
May 2, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 05/02/2018 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 17 P. 4
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 19-0; CC)
May 2, 2018 Removed from Consent (Rep. Butler) 05/02/2018
May 3, 2018 FLAM # 2018-1863h (NT) (Rep. Bouldin): AA DV 294-35 05/03/2018
May 3, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1863h: MA VV 05/03/2018
May 10, 2018 Sen. Bradley Moved Nonconcur with the House Amendment; Requests C of C, MA, VV; 05/10/2018; SJ 17
May 10, 2018 President Appoints: Senators Avard, Carson, Hennessey; 05/10/2018; SJ 17
May 10, 2018 House Accedes to Senate Request for CofC (Rep. Kotowski): MA VV 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Speaker Appoints: Reps. Hunt, Butler, Plumer, Schwaegler 05/10/2018
May 14, 2018 Committee of Conference Meeting: 05/14/2018, 11:00 am, Room 103, SH
May 17, 2018 Conference Committee Report # 2018-1975c Filed 05/17/2018; As Amended by the Senate
May 23, 2018 Conference Committee Report 1975c: Adopted, VV 05/23/2018
May 23, 2018 Conference Committee Report # 2018-1975c, Adopted, VV; 05/23/2018; SJ 18
May 23, 2018 Enrolled 05/23/2018
May 23, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/23/2018); SJ 18
June 25, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 06/25/2018; Chapter 0317; Effective 01/01/2019 SC 27
June 25, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 06/25/2018; Chapter 0317; Effective 01/01/2019