Bill Summary for H 666 (2011-2012)
Jun 7 2011
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TO AMEND THE INSURANCE LAWS IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE USE OF LOCUM TENENS PHYSICIANS TO ENSURE NORTH CAROLINA'S MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ARE CAPABLE OF SERVING THE STATE'S EXPANDING POPULATION.Intro. by Justice, Hollo.
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House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 58-3-231(b) to remove the requirement that a locum tenens physician be credentialed by the insurer prior to substituting for a regular physician before an insurer allows a patient’s regular physician to submit a claim and receive payment for covered visit services that a regular physician or a locum tenens agency arranges to be provided by a locum tenens physician. Makes other clarifying and technical changes.