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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 39, MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATION

    Chapter 6:

      Section: 39:6-73.1: Assumption of excess payment by fund; exceptions.

          
2. In the event medical expense benefits paid by an insurer, in accordance with subsection a. of section 4 of P.L.1972, c.70 (C.39:6A-4) or section 4 of P.L.1998, c.21 (C.39:6A-3.1), are in excess of $75,000.00 on account of personal injury to any one person in any one accident covered under a policy issued prior to January 1, 2004, the Unsatisfied Claim and Judgment Fund shall assume the following: a. the entire excess for a medical expense benefits claim covered under a policy issued before January 1, 1991; and b. such excess up to $250,000 for a medical expense benefits claim covered under a policy issued on or after January 1, 1991 and the Unsatisfied Claim and Judgment Fund shall reimburse the insurer therefor in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner; provided, however, that this provision is not intended to broaden the coverage available to accidents involving uninsured or hit-and-run automobiles, to provide extraterritorial coverage, or to pay excess medical expenses.

The Unsatisfied Claim and Judgment Fund shall cease to reimburse an insurer for medical expense benefits under this section for injuries covered under a policy issued on or after January 1, 2004.

L.1977,c.310,s.2; amended 1985, c.148, s.9; 1990, c.8, s.14; 1998, c.21, s.69; 2003, c.89, s.19.



This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:51.






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