[ Text of section added by 2012, 224, Sec. 19 effective November 4, 2012.]
Section 11. The center shall ensure the timely reporting of information required under sections 8, 9 and 10. The center shall notify payers, providers and provider organizations of any applicable reporting deadlines. The center shall notify, in writing, a private health care payer, provider or provider organization, which has failed to meet a reporting deadline and that failure to respond within 2 weeks of the receipt of the notice may result in penalties. The center may assess a penalty against a private payer, provider or provider organization that fails, without just cause, to provide the requested information within 2 weeks following receipt of the written notice required under this paragraph, of up to $1,000 per week for each week of delay after the 2 week period following the private payer's, provider's or provider organization's receipt of the written notice; provided, however, that the maximum annual penalty against a private payer, provider or provider organization under this section shall be $50,000. Amounts collected under this section shall be deposited in the Healthcare Payment Reform Fund, established under section 100 of 194 of the acts of 2011.