GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2018-125
HOUSE BILL 995
AN ACT amending the workers' Compensation act to exempt the city of winston-salem from the definition of third-party administrator.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 58‑47‑60 reads as rewritten:
"§ 58‑47‑60. Definitions.
As used in this part:
(14) "Third‑party administrator" or "TPA" means a person engaged by a board to execute the policies established by the board and to provide day‑to‑day management of the group. "Third‑party administrator" or "TPA" does not mean:
a. An employer acting on
behalf of its employees or the employees of one or more of its
or a municipal employer acting on behalf of the employees of a third-party
entity managing a municipal transit system.
b. An insurer that is licensed under this Chapter or that is acting as an insurer with respect to a policy lawfully issued and delivered by it and under the laws of a state in which the insurer is licensed to write insurance.
c. An agent or broker who is licensed by the Commissioner under Article 33 of this Chapter whose activities are limited exclusively to the sale of insurance.
d. An adjuster licensed by the Commissioner under Article 33 of this Chapter whose activities are limited to adjustment of claims.
e. An individual who is an officer, a member, or an employee of a board.
SECTION 2. This act applies to the City of Winston‑Salem only.
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 29th day of June, 2018.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representative