58-17H-4Applicability of chapter.

The provisions of this chapter apply to any health carrier that provides or performs utilization review services. The requirements of this chapter also apply to any designee of the health carrier or utilization review organization that performs utilization review functions on the carrier's behalf.

Source: SL 2011, ch 219, § 29.

Commission Note: SL 2012, ch 239, § 1 provides: "The provisions of chapter 219 of the 2011 Session Laws shall be deemed repealed if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Pub. L. No. 111-152, 124 Stat. 1029 (2010) is found to be unconstitutional in its entirety by a final decision of a federal court of competent jurisdiction and all appeals exhausted or time for appeals elapsed."