Jurisdiction to Determine Jurisdiction of Providers of Health Care Benefits

SECTION 27-42-2

§ 27-42-2. Authority and jurisdiction of director of business regulation.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and except as provided in this section and in § 27-16-1.2(a)(5), any person or other entity which provides coverage in this state for medical, surgical, chiropractic, physical therapy, speech pathology, audiology, professional mental health, dental, hospital, or optometric expenses, whether that coverage is by direct payment, reimbursement, or otherwise, shall be presumed to be subject to the jurisdiction of the director of business regulation, unless the person or other entity shows that while providing the services it is subject to the jurisdiction of another department of this state, any subdivision of this state, or the federal government.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 177, § 1.)