Except for when an expedited request is made under section 3922.09 or 3922.10 of the Revised Code, an independent review organization shall forward upon receipt a copy of any information received from a covered person pursuant to division (D)(1) of section 3922.05 of the Revised Code, as well as any other information received from the covered person, to the health plan issuer.
Upon receipt of that information or the information described in division (K) of section 3922.10 of the Revised Code, a health plan issuer may reconsider its adverse benefit determination and provide coverage for the health service in question.
Reconsideration of an adverse benefit determination by a health plan issuer based upon receipt of information under this section shall not delay or terminate an external review.
If a health plan issuer reverses an adverse benefit determination under this section, the health plan issuer shall notify, in writing and within one business day of making such a decision, the covered person, the assigned independent review organization, and the superintendent of insurance.
Upon receipt of such a notification, the assigned independent review organization shall terminate the associated external review.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.124,HB 341, §1, eff. 9/6/2012.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.48,HB 218, §1, eff. 12/26/2011.