Bill Text: CT SB00885 | 2017 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: An Act Concerning Recovery Of Payments From Collateral Sources By A Municipality With A Self-insured Health Plan.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-02-23 - Public Hearing 02/27 [SB00885 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2017-SB00885-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 885

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 4153

 

*04153_______JUD*

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

(JUD)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING RECOVERY OF PAYMENTS FROM COLLATERAL SOURCES BY A MUNICIPALITY WITH A SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLAN.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 52-225c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2017):

(a) Unless otherwise provided by law, no insurer or any other person providing [collateral source benefits as defined in section 52-225b] payments from collateral sources shall be entitled to recover the amount of any such [benefits] payments from the defendant or any other person or entity as a result of any claim or action for damages for personal injury or wrongful death regardless of whether such claim or action is resolved by settlement or judgment. The provisions of this [section] subsection shall apply to insurance contracts issued, reissued or renewed on or after October 1, 1986.

(b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not prohibit a municipality with a self-insured health plan from recovering payments provided by collateral sources.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2017

52-225c

Statement of Purpose:

To allow a municipality with a self-insured health plan to recover payments from collateral sources as defined in section 52-225b of the general statutes.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

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