Health Maintenance Organizations

SECTION 27-41-73

§ 27-41-73. Licensed ambulance service.

(a) No individual or group health insurance contract, plan or policy delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state on or after January 1, 2009 shall provide for a co-payment for ground ambulance services in excess of fifty dollars ($50.00).

(b) As used in this section, the term "ground ambulance services" shall mean those services provided by an ambulance service licensed to operate in Rhode Island in accordance with § 23-4.1-6. The term excludes air and water ambulance services and ambulance services provided outside of Rhode Island.

(c) This section shall not apply to insurance coverage providing benefits for: (1) hospital confinement indemnity; (2) disability income; (3) accident only; (4) long-term care; (5) Medicare supplement; (6) limited benefit health; (7) specified disease indemnity; (8) sickness or bodily injury or death by accident or both; and (9) other limited benefit policies.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2008, ch. 68, § 4; P.L. 2008, ch. 70, § 4.)