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New Jersey Statutes Title 26. Health and Vital Statistics 26 § 2S-15.1

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a. A carrier that owns, wholly or in part, or contracts with a managed behavioral health care organization shall require the managed behavioral health care organization to provide the carrier and the commissioner with an annual report, no later than March 15th of each year and covering the preceding calendar year, which includes the following information:

(1) the payments made by the managed behavioral health care organization to health care providers for the provision of behavioral health care services to covered persons during the preceding calendar year, which shall be separately identified in the report from the other information that is required to be included pursuant to this subsection;

(2) the total expenses incurred by the managed behavioral health care organization for quality assurance and utilization management activities and treatment plan reviews, whether administrative or clinical in nature, during the preceding calendar year, which shall be separately identified in the report;

(3) the total expenses incurred by the managed behavioral health care organization for other administrative functions, including, but not limited to, accounting and financial reporting, billing and collection, data processing, debt or debt service, legal services, promotion and marketing, or provider credentialing, during the preceding calendar year, which shall each be separately identified in the report;  and

(4) the amount of any premiums or other fees received by the managed behavioral health care organization during the preceding calendar year.

b. A carrier shall make available to a subscriber or other covered person, upon request, a copy of the report that is required pursuant to subsection a. of this section.  The carrier may charge a fee, in an amount to be established by the commissioner, for furnishing a copy of the report or form to a subscriber or other covered person, which shall reasonably reflect the cost of preparation and the actual cost of postage and handling.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 26. Health and Vital Statistics 26 § 2S-15.1 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-26-health-and-vital-statistics/nj-st-sect-26-2s-15-1/


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