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.