Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Makes a clarifying change.
Summary date: Jul 21 2015 - View summary
Summary date: Apr 21 2015 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Makes a technical change.
Amends proposed GS 58-3-305 correcting a reference to the American Kidney Fund (was, American Kidney Foundation).
Summary date: Apr 14 2015 - View summary
Identical to S 582, filed on 03/26/15.
Enacts new GS 58-3-305 in Article 3 of GS Chapter 58, as the title indicates.
Requires a health benefit plan to accept a premium payment made by a third-party to the insurance contract if the payment is made from or pursuant to a fund or grant established by any of the following: (1) the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program under Title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act; (2) Native American tribes or tribal organizations; (3) state or federal government programs; or (4) the American Kidney Foundation.
Declares that nothing in this section requires a health benefit plan to accept a third-party for a health care provider. Defines "health benefit plan" as it is used in this section as the term is defined in GS 58-3-167(a)(1).
Effective October 1, 2015 and applies to health benefit contracts issued, renewed, or amended on or after that date.