S 924 – New Jersey

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2018
Link: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillView.asp?BillNumber=S924

REQUIRES CONTINUED COVERAGE FOR PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN SERVICES FOR 12 MONTHS FOLLOWING TERMINATION OR WITHDRAWAL OF PHYSICIAN FROM PROVIDER NETWORK. Currently, a carrier is required to promptly notify each covered person prior to the termination or withdrawal from the carrier’s provider network of the covered person’s primary care physician. This bill further requires that the covered person shall be entitled to continue to receive treatment or services from that physician pursuant to the terms of the physician’s participation in that network for a period of up to 12 months following the date of that notification.

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