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Property and Casualty

COVID-19 Report

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Property and Casualty

COVID-19 Report

DEPARTMENT ISSUES BULLETIN CONCERNING PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION COVERAGE AND TELEHEALTH

On April 24, 2020, the New Jersey Department of Insurance issued Bulletin 20-19 requiring automobile insurers that provide medical expense benefits under personal injury protection (PIP) to review or establish their telemedicine and telehealth networks, encourage network providers to utilize telemedicine or telehealth services during the COVID-19 public health emergency, etc.

The department also prohibits PIP insurers from imposing reimbursement restrictions on providers and imposing prior authorization requirements on any treatment that is delivered through telemedicine or telehealth.

NJ Bulletin 20-19