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NEW LAW WILL AFFECT HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE

(KNSI) – A new law going into effect on January 1st will affect how health insurance pays for certain items.

The way it stands now, if you switch your health insurance plan in between when you are approved for planned surgery and when the surgery takes place, your new insurance company doesn’t have to honor that pre-authorization.

Under the new law, the new provider “will be required to comply with previous prior authorizations for health care services for the first 60 days after enrollment while a new utilization review is conducted. The enrollee, or a medical professional acting on their behalf, will be required to submit documentation to access this.”

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