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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 35.1. Health Carrier Internal Appeal Process and External Review

§ 38.2-3558. Health carrier's internal appeal process.

Each health carrier shall establish an internal appeal process, including a process for urgent care appeals, to consider a utilization review adverse determination or other adverse benefit determination or decision that is appealed by a covered person, his authorized representative, or his provider. The Commission shall promulgate regulations effectuating the purpose of this section, including timeframes for filing appeals, types of claims that may be appealed including rescissions, notice requirements, rights of the covered person, and reviewer requirements.

2011, c. 788.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.