33-22-112. Disability insurance coverage of services of state institutions -- provision void -- rate of payment. (1) It is unlawful for any insurance company issuing disability insurance policies in Montana to exclude from coverage in a disability insurance policy services rendered the insured while a resident in a Montana state institution if the services to the insured would be covered by the disability insurance policy if rendered to the insured outside a Montana state institution.
(2) A disability insurance policy is considered issued in Montana if the insured purchasing the disability insurance policy is, at the time of the purchase, residing in the state of Montana.
(3) If the exclusion prohibited by this section appears in a disability insurance policy issued in Montana after February 14, 1973, the provision is void and the disability insurance policy will be considered to cover services rendered the insured in a Montana state institution if the services would have been covered if rendered to an insured outside a Montana state institution.
(4) Payment for services rendered in a Montana state institution must be to the same extent and at the same rates, according to the provisions of the disability policy, that would be paid for the services if rendered outside a Montana state institution.