CHAPTER 462

FORMERLY

HOUSE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1 FOR

HOUSE BILL NO. 435

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 & 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §716(b), Title 24 of the Delaware Code by adding the following after the period "." at the end of the subsection:

"Any deductible, copayment or coinsurance amount shall be the lesser of:

(i) The deductible, copayment, or coinsurance amount due under the same policy, contract, or certificate for a primary care physician; or

(ii) Twenty five percent (25%) of the fee due or to be paid to the doctor of chiropractic under the policy, contract, or certificate for the treatment, therapy, or service provided.".

Section 2. The provisions of this Act shall take effect on July 1, 2011.

Section 3. Amend §716(c), Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the subsection in its entirety and substituting the following in lieu thereof:

"(c) The Insurance Commissioner shall issue and administer regulations to aid the administration, effectuation, investigation and enforcement of this section.".

Approved July 30, 2010