LD 704 (subjects: INSURANCE , HEALTH )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=704&PID=1456&snum=127
|3/5/2015||House||Committee on Insurance and Financial Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|3/11/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin , REFERRED to the Committee on Insurance and Financial Services, in concurrence.|
|6/30/2015||Senate||CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. in concurrence|
|6/30/2015||House||Carried over to any special and/or regular session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992.|
|6/30/2015||Senate||CARRIED OVER to any Special or Regular Session of the 127th Legislature pursuant to Joint Order HP 992. , in concurrence.|
|1/28/2016||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act Regarding Notice Provided by Insurance Carriers to Health Care Providers
Sec. 1. 24-A MRSA 4320-J is enacted to read:
4320-J. Notice of grace period
If an enrollee is covered by an insurance product purchased through the American Health Benefit Exchange pursuant to the federal Affordable Care Act and is in the 3-month grace period under 45 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 156.270(d)(2015) and a provider, or a representative of a provider, requests information from a carrier regarding the enrollee’s eligibility, coverage or health plan benefits or the status of a claim or claims for services provided to the enrollee and the information requested is regarding the enrollee’s eligibility, coverage or health plan benefits or a claim for services provided on a date within the 2nd or 3rd month of the 3-month grace period, the carrier shall inform the provider that the enrollee is in the 3-month grace period.
This bill requires insurance carriers, beginning January 1, 2016, to give health care providers notice that an enrollee covered by an insurance product purchased through the American Health Benefit Exchange is in the 3-month grace period under 45 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 156.270(d)(2015).
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