Assignment of Benefits Legislation Passes NJ Assembly

Senate bill 114 (Assignment of Benefits) passed in the Assembly today with 63 votes in favor, six votes opposed and six abstentions.  The legislation compels health insurers to remit payments directly to healthcare providers where a patient executes a valid assignment of their health insurance benefit.

The bill will require approval of certain amendments by the Senate before it can move to the Governor’s Office for signature.  Please check here regularly for updates as the 212th legislative session draws to a close.

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