NJ Looks To Promote Review Of Health Benefit Denials

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 5:45 PM EDT) -- New Jersey's insurance regulator is moving forward with new notice requirements for hospitals and doctors to raise patient awareness about a program for challenging health insurers when they determine a service isn't medically appropriate and shouldn't be covered.

Hospitals and physicians in the state will have to conspicuously post notices in their patient waiting rooms about the Independent Health Care Appeals Program and how to apply for it, according to a proposed rule that the Department of Banking and Insurance published Monday in the New Jersey...
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