HOUSE BILL No. 4135

 

 

January 31, 2017, Introduced by Reps. Canfield, Glenn, Bizon, Kelly, Vaupel, Graves, Leutheuser and Victory and referred to the Committee on Health Policy.

 

     A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled

 

"The insurance code of 1956,"

 

(MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding section 2212d.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 2212d. An insurer that delivers, issues for delivery, or

 

renews in this state a health insurance policy issued under chapter

 

34 or 36 or a health maintenance organization that issues a health

 

maintenance contract under chapter 35 shall not require as a

 

condition precedent to the payment or reimbursement of a claim

 

under the policy or contract that an allopathic or osteopathic

 

physician maintain a national or regional certification not

 

otherwise specifically required for licensure under article 15 of

 

the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.16101 to 333.18838.