17:33A-18 Establishment of liaison between office, other departments; responsibilities.
34. a. A section of the Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor shall be designated to be responsible for establishing a liaison and continuing communication between the office and the Department of Health, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, any professional board in the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety, the Department of Banking and Insurance, the Division of State Police, every county prosecutor’s office, local government units as may be necessary or practicable, and insurerS.
b. The section of the office responsible for such liaison shall establish procedures: (1) for receiving notice from all entities enumerated in subsection a. of this section of any case in which fraud is suspected or has been substantiated; (2) for receiving referrals for the investigation of alleged fraud; (3) for receiving referrals for the prosecution of fraud by the office; (4) for receiving and referring information regarding cases, administrative or otherwise, under investigation by any department or other entity to the appropriate authority; and (5) for providing information to and coordinating information among any referring entities on pending cases of insurance fraud which are under investigation or being litigated or prosecuted. The liaison section of the office shall maintain a record of every referral or investigation.
L.1998, C. 21, S.34; amended 2008, C. 121, S.1; 2012, C. 17, S.34.
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