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Alabama Code Title 6. Civil Practice § 6-10-20

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Any resident of this state entitled to, and desiring to, claim a homestead or other exemption from levy and sale under execution or other process may, at any time, make and file in the office of the probate judge of the county in which the property is situated, if a homestead, or, if personal property, of the county in which such resident resides, a declaration in writing, subscribed and sworn to by him or her, describing the property selected and claimed by him or her as exempt, item by item, in case of personal property, with its value. Other declarations may, from time to time, as occasion may require, be made and filed.

Sec. 2. (a) Each health maintenance organization shall develop a system to allow an enrollee to use an appropriate participating provider to manage the enrollee's medical condition when the enrollee's primary care provider determines that the use of another appropriate participating provider is warranted by the enrollee's medical condition.

(b) A primary care provider who makes the required determination under subsection (a) shall refer the enrollee to a participating provider whom the primary care provider determines is appropriate.

(c) A health maintenance organization shall provide coverage under this section for treatment received by an enrollee from an appropriate participating provider when the enrollee is referred to the participating provider as provided in this section for as long as the treatment is appropriate for the medical condition, subject to the terms and conditions of the enrollee's contract with the health maintenance organization.

(d) A contract between a health maintenance organization and a primary care provider may not provide for a financial or other penalty to the primary care provider for making a referral allowed under this section.

Cite this article: - Alabama Code Title 6. Civil Practice § 6-10-20 - last updated December 30, 2022 |

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