33-30-101. Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following definitions apply:
(1) "Health service corporation" means a nonprofit corporation organized or operating for the purposes of establishing and operating a nonprofit plan or plans under which prepaid hospital care, medical-surgical care, and other health care and services, or reimbursement therefor, may be furnished to a member or beneficiary.
(2) "Health services" means the health care and services provided by hospitals or other health care institutions, organizations, associations, or groups and by doctors of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, chiropractic, optometry, and podiatry; nursing services; licensed acupuncturist services; licensed social worker, licensed professional counselor, or psychologist; medical appliances, equipment, and supplies; drugs, medicines, ambulance services, and other therapeutic services and supplies.
(3) "Membership contract" means any agreement, contract, or certificate by which a health service corporation describes the health services or benefits provided to its members or beneficiaries.
History: En. 40-5901 by Sec. 1, Ch. 319, L. 1975; R.C.M. 1947, 40-5901(1) thru (3); amd. Sec. 14, Ch. 544, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 606, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 362, L. 1991.