2019 Texas Statutes
Insurance Code
Title 14 - Utilization Review and Independent Review
Chapter 4201 - Utilization Review Agents
Subchapter I. Independent Review of Adverse Determination
Section 4201.401. Review by Independent Review Organization; Compliance With Independent Determination

Universal Citation: TX Ins Code § 4201.401 (2019)

Sec. 4201.401. REVIEW BY INDEPENDENT REVIEW ORGANIZATION; COMPLIANCE WITH INDEPENDENT DETERMINATION. (a) A utilization review agent shall allow any party whose appeal of an adverse determination is denied by the agent to seek review of that determination by an independent review organization assigned to the appeal in accordance with Chapter 4202.

(b) The utilization review agent shall comply with the independent review organization's determination regarding the medical necessity or appropriateness of health care items and services for an enrollee.

(c) The utilization review agent shall comply with the independent review organization's determination regarding the experimental or investigational nature of health care items and services for an enrollee.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 727 (H.B. 2017), Sec. 4, eff. April 1, 2007.

Amended by:

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1330 (H.B. 4290), Sec. 11, eff. September 1, 2009.

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