NJ Lawmakers Propose Out-Of-Network Disclosure Bill

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 2:54 PM EST) -- Two Republican New Jersey Assembly members introduced legislation Thursday that would require health insurance carriers offering managed care plans to more clearly disclose the amounts that they will pay for out-of-network health care services.

Sponsored by Assembly members Amy H. Handlin and Jon M. Bramnick, Bill A-3699 specifically requires a health insurance carrier that offers a managed care plan providing both in-network and out-of-network benefits to disclose — upon the request of a covered person or the covered person’s health care provider — the allowed amount...
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