2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:27A-54 - Commissioner authorized to approve establishment of arrangement; rules, regulations
17B:27A-54. Commissioner authorized to approve establishment of arrangement; rules, regulations
22. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the commissioner is authorized to approve the establishment of an arrangement by an insurance company operating pursuant to Title 17B of the New Jersey Statutes and authorized to issue health benefits plans in this State, that is entered into on or after June 1, 1993 and which provides for selective contracting with health care providers and reasonable benefit differentials applicable to participating and nonparticipating health care providers.
The agreement for an arrangement shall be filed and approved by the commissioner before it becomes effective. The commissioner shall approve the agreement if he determines, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, that the arrangement promotes health care cost containment while adequately preserving quality of care. The commissioner may adopt regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) necessary to enforce and administer the arrangements.