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(a) The parent or guardian of a minor who is an eligible enrollee may act on behalf of the minor in requesting independent review. The legal guardian or representative of an incapacitated eligible enrollee shall be authorized to act on behalf of the eligible enrollee in requesting independent review. Except as provided in Code Section 51-1-49, independent review may not be requested by persons other than the eligible enrollee or a person acting on behalf of the eligible enrollee as provided in this Code section.
(b) A managed care entity shall be required to pay the full cost of applying for and obtaining the independent review.
(c) The eligible enrollee and the managed care entity shall cooperate with the independent review organization to provide the information and documentation, including executing necessary releases for medical records, which are necessary for the independent review organization to make a determination of the claim.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Georgia Code Title 33. Insurance § 33-20A-34 - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ga/title-33-insurance/ga-code-sect-33-20a-34/
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