SENATE COMMERCE COMMITTEE

 

STATEMENT TO

 

SENATE, No. 1910

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

DATED:  SEPTEMBER 20, 2012

 

      The Senate Commerce Committee reports favorably Senate Bill No. 1910.

      This bill requires certain health insurers (health, hospital, and medical service corporations, commercial individual and group health insurers, health maintenance organizations, the State Health Benefits Program, and the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program) to provide health benefits coverage for expenses for an annual physical examination for the purposes of pre-participation clearance for student athletic or camp activities.

      The bill takes effect on the 120th day following enactment and applies to policies or contracts issued or renewed on or after that date.