Substitute Senate Bill No. 229
Public Act No. 07-18
AN ACT CONCERNING LISTS OF PROVIDERS AND NOTIFICATION OF TERMINATION OR WITHDRAWAL OF PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. Section 38a-478d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2007):
For any contract delivered, issued for delivery, renewed, amended or continued in this state on or after October 1, 1997, each managed care organization shall provide: (1) Annually to each enrollee a listing of all providers available under the provisions of the enrollee's enrollment agreement, in writing or through the Internet at the option of the enrollee; and (2) notification, as soon as possible, to each enrollee in a managed care plan that requires the selection of a primary care physician upon the termination or withdrawal of the enrollee's primary care physician.
Approved May 7, 2007