TITLE XXXVII
INSURANCE

CHAPTER 417-F
COVERAGE FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES

Section 417-F:1

    417-F:1 Definitions. –
In this chapter:
I. "Emergency services" means health care services that are provided to an enrollee, insured, or subscriber in a licensed hospital emergency facility by a provider after the sudden onset of a medical condition that manifests itself by symptoms of sufficient severity that a prudent layperson with average knowledge of health and medicine could reasonably expect that the absence of immediate medical attention could be expected to result in any of the following:
(a) Serious jeopardy to the patient's health.
(b) Serious impairment to bodily functions.
(c) Serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.
II. "Insurer" means any entity providing managed care coverage or accident or health insurance or accident and health insurance policies, contracts, certificates, or other evidence of coverage to enrollees, insureds, or subscribers pursuant to RSA 415, 415-A, 419, 420, 420-A, 420-B, or 420-J.

Source. 1997, 134:1. 2000, 104:3, eff. July 7, 2000. 2018, 356:5, eff. July 1, 2018.