Senate Bill No. 177
(By Senator Snyder)
[Introduced January 8, 2014; referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact article 7, chapter 64 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to utilization review and benefit determination.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article 7, chapter 64 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 7. AUTHORIZATION FOR DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE TO PROMULGATE LEGISLATIVE RULES.
§64-7-1. Insurance Commissioner.
The legislative rule filed in the State Register on July 26, 2013, authorized under the authority of section four, article sixteen-h, chapter thirty-three of this code, modified by the Insurance Commissioner to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on November 1, 2013, relating to the Insurance Commissioner (utilization review and benefit determination, 114 CSR 95), is authorized.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to utilization review and benefit determination.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.