A party to a child support order issued in accordance with section 3119.30 of the Revised Code shall notify any physician, hospital, or other provider of medical services that provides medical services to the child who is the subject of the child support order of the number of any health insurance or health care policy, contract, or plan that covers the child if the child is eligible for medical assistance under Chapter 5111. of the Revised Code. The party shall include in the notice the name and address of the insurer. Any physician, hospital, or other provider of medical services for which medical assistance is available under Chapter 5111. of the Revised Code who is notified under this section of the existence of a health insurance or health care policy, contract, or plan with coverage for children who are eligible for medical assistance shall first bill the insurer for any services provided for those children. If the insurer fails to pay all or any part of a claim filed under this section and the services for which the claim is filed are covered by Chapter 5111. of the Revised Code, the physician, hospital, or other medical services provider shall bill the remaining unpaid costs of the services in accordance with Chapter 5111. of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 10/1/2011.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 12-13-2002; 2008 HB5662 09-22-2008