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Assignment of Benefits

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports (1) permitting patients to assign their benefits to physicians upon their written authorization to the appropriate third party payor and (2) requiring the third party payor to honor the assignment, regardless of the physician’s participation in the patient’s health plan network.

(Substitute Resolution 6 – 2004, adopted 11/14/2004)
(reaffirmed, Report I-2009, Item 2-36, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, Reaffirmation Report-2014, Item 13, adopted 10/25/2014)