April 15, 2019

Sections 38.2-3559 through 38.2-3562 of the Code of Virginia relating to health carriers, expedited reviews of adverse coverage determinations, exhaustion of internal reviews and cancer patients was enacted on April 3, 2019. To view the enacted bills, please click here.

November 26, 2018

Section 4530.40 has been amended to make the deadline for health carriers to submit an external review report to the Director of Insurance consistent with PA 99-537, which became effective January 1, 2017. To view the amendment, click here.

October 5, 2018

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance, Division of Insurance, Consumer Protection Services, Office of Managed Care, issued its semi-annual report to the Legislature on activities related to the Independent Health Care Appeals Program from January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. To view the report, click here.

October 4, 2018

On September 11, 2018, the Insurance Division issued Bulletin B 18-13. The bulletin stated that the Alaska Division of Insurance will resume oversight of the external review process on October 1, 2018. To view this bulletin, click here.

March 15, 2018

Pursuant to Alaska Register 225, changes to 3 AAC 28.900 – 3 AAC 28.918 (Utilization Review and Benefit Determinations), 3 AAC 28.930 – 3 AAC 28.938 (Health Care Insurer Grievance Procedure), 3 AAC 28.950 – 3 AAC 28.982 (External Review of Health Care Coverage Decisions), and 3 AAC 28.989 (General Provisions: Utilization and Benefit Determination, […]