17:30D-21 Offering of deductibles in medical malpractice liability insurance policy.
16. a. Every insurer authorized to transact medical malpractice liability insurance in this State shall offer medical malpractice liability insurance policies with a deductible, at the option of the insured, in an amount of at least $5,000 per claim and up to $1,000,000 per claim, and may require the insured to provide collateral for the deductible amount to the insurer.
b.Every insurer authorized to transact medical malpractice liability insurance in this State shall provide an appropriate premium reduction for any deductible chosen pursuant to subsection a. of this section.
c.In the case of a policy with any deductible, the insurer shall be responsible for payment of the deductible and shall be reimbursed for that amount by the insured.
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