6.Every health maintenance organization contract that provides health care services and is delivered, issued, executed, or renewed in this State pursuant to P.L.1973, c.337 (C.26:2J-1 et seq.), or approved for issuance or renewal in this State by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance, on or after the effective date of this act, shall provide health care services to an enrollee for the medical treatment of sickle cell anemia and, if the contract provides health care services for outpatient prescription drugs, then the contract shall provide health care services to an enrollee for prescription drugs for the treatment of sickle cell anemia.
The health care services shall be provided to the same extent as for any other medical condition under the contract.
The provisions of this section shall apply to those contracts for health care services by health maintenance organizations under which the right to change the schedule of charges for enrollee coverage is reserved.
L.2011, c.210, s.6.