Section 27-58-4

Benefits subject to annual deductible, coinsurance, exclusions, reductions, etc.

(a) The benefits provided in this chapter shall be subject to the same annual deductible or coinsurance established for all covered benefits within a given policy. Private third party payors may not reduce or eliminate coverage due to the requirements of this chapter.

(b) A health benefit plan subject to this chapter shall not terminate services, reduce capitation payment, or otherwise penalize an attending physician or health care provider who orders medical care consistent with this chapter.

(c) Nothing in this chapter is intended to expand the list of designations of covered providers as specified in any health benefit plan.

(Act 2007-389, p. 778, §4.)