MCL - Section 333.22241

Act 368 of 1978

333.22241 “New technology” defined; new technology review period; conditions to acquisition of new technology before end of review period; appointment, composition, and purpose of standing new medical technology advisory committee.

Sec. 22241.

    (1) For purposes of this section and section 22243, "new technology" means medical equipment that requires, but has not yet been granted, the approval of the federal food and drug administration for commercial use.
    (2) The period ending 12 months after the date of federal food and drug administration approval of new technology for commercial use shall be considered the new technology review period. A person shall not acquire new technology before the end of a new technology review period, unless 1 of the following occurs:
    (a) The department, with the concurrence of the commission, issues a public notice that the new technology will not be added to the list of covered medical equipment during the new technology review period. The notice may apply to specific new technology or classes of new technology.
    (b) The person complies with the requirements of section 22243.
    (c) The commission approves the addition of the new technology to the list of covered medical equipment, and the person obtains a certificate of need for that covered medical equipment.
    (3) To assist in the identification of new medical technology or new medical services that may be appropriate for inclusion as a covered clinical service in the earliest possible stage of its development, the commission shall appoint a standing new medical technology advisory committee. A majority of the new medical technology advisory committee shall be representatives of health care provider organizations concerned with licensed health facilities or licensed health professions and other persons knowledgeable in medical technology. The commission also shall appoint representatives of health care consumer, purchaser, and third party payer organizations to the committee. The commission shall also appoint faculty members from schools of medicine, osteopathy, and nursing in this state.

History: Add. 1988, Act 332, Eff. Oct. 1, 1988 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 88, Imd. Eff. July 9, 1993 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 619, Eff. Mar. 31, 2003
Popular Name: Act 368