SB 188 – New Mexico

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2019

HEALTH INSURANCE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION ACT: A health insurer shall make its current prior authorization requirements and restrictions, including clinical criteria, readily accessible on its website to covered persons, health care providers and the public. Notice of changes to requirements, restrictions or clinical criteria shall be given no less than sixty days prior to implementation. If a health insurer intends to implement a new prior authorization requirement or restriction, or amend an existing requirement or restriction, it shall provide covered persons who are currently approved for the affected medical care or related benefits and all contracted health care providers that provide the affected medical care or related benefits with written notice of such changes.

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