58-17E DISCOUNT MEDICAL PLANS
DISCOUNT MEDICAL PLANS
Discount medical plan defined.
Discount prescription drug plan defined.
Discount medical plan organization defined.
Application of chapter.
Registration exception and compliance requirements for otherwise registered health
Notification of director required where discount medical plan organization loses
registration or is subject to disciplinary proceeding in another state.
Registration of discount medical plan organization.
Review of application.
Internet website to be established.
Duration of registration--Renewal applications.
Renewal of registration.
Nonrenewal, suspension, or revocation of registration.
Notice of grounds for nonrenewal, suspension, or revocation--Hearing.
Winding up of affairs.
Duration of suspension--Conditions for reinstatement.
Registration exception for providers giving discounts to own patients.
Deposit in lieu of surety bond.
Surety bonds and deposits not subject to levy by claimants.
Examination or investigation of discount medical organization--Expenses.
Pro rata reimbursement of charges upon cancellation of membership.
Written materials on member benefits.
Services to be provided in accordance with written agreement.
Contents of provider agreement.
Contents of provider network agreement.
Agreements with entity contracting with provider network.
Copies of agreements to be maintained.
Internet website requirements.
Application of provider agreement requirements.
Marketing of product--Agreement.
Contents of marketing agreement.
Liability for conduct of marketer.
Approval of advertisements and marketing materials.
Submission of advertising and marketing materials to director.
Advertisements to be truthful and not misleading.
Disclosure that product not insurance required--Advertisements--Rules--Revocation
Signature on contract required prior to receipt of consideration--Disclosure of
Disclosures required for telephone contacts.
Member to be provided written copy of terms of plan.
Contents of written materials.
Consumer's right to return plan or program--Refund.
Notice to director of change in plan.
Construction with trade practices statute.