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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2J:

      Section: 26:2J-4.28: HMO, high deductible, coverage for preventive care.

11. A certificate of authority to establish and operate a health maintenance organization, which organization offers a contract that qualifies as a high deductible health plan for which qualified medical expenses are paid using a health savings account established pursuant to section 223 of the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. s.223), shall not be issued or continued by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance on or after the effective date of P.L.2005, c.248 (C.17:48E-35.27 et al.), unless the health maintenance organization offers health care services to any enrollee which include services provided in-network which represent medically necessary preventive care as permitted by that federal law.

The services provided pursuant to this section shall be provided to the same extent as for any other medical condition under the contract, except that a deductible shall not be applied for services provided pursuant to this section. This section shall apply to all contracts under which the health maintenance organization has reserved the right to change the schedule of charges for enrollee coverage.

L.2005, c.248, s.11; amended 2012, c.17, s.274.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

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