TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-77
Healthcare Information Technology and Infrastructure Development Fund

SECTION 23-77-3


§ 23-77-3 Funds received from insurers or others.

(a) The director of health is authorized to accept any grant, devise, bequest, donation, gift, services in kind, assignment of money, bonds of other valuable securities, moneys appropriated by the general assembly or received from insurers, for deposit in and credit of the fund.

(b) The director of health is authorized to expend from the healthcare information technology and infrastructure development fund any moneys deposited into the fund for the purposes set forth in § 23-77-2.

(c) Notwithstanding any provision of their articles of incorporation, by-laws, or other enabling documents or laws to the contrary, a health insurer or health plan is authorized to allocate sums of money, derived from the collections of premiums, to the healthcare information technology and infrastructure development fund.

(d) Notwithstanding any provision of their articles of incorporation, by-laws, or other enabling documents or law to the contrary, an insurer is further authorized to expend on an annual basis a sum of moneys equal to not more than five percent (5%) of its previous year's premium income for a project approved by the director of health, with the concurrence of the director of business regulation. The director of health is authorized to approve projects which are in conformance with the purposes of § 23-77-2.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2004, ch. 344, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 397, § 1.)