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1. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, laws regulating the insurance business in this state and the operations of corporations authorized under chapter 514 shall not be applicable to any health maintenance organization granted a certificate of authority under this chapter with respect to its health maintenance organization activities authorized and regulated pursuant to this chapter.
2. Solicitation of enrollees by a health maintenance organization granted a certificate of authority or its representatives does not violate any provision of law prohibiting solicitation or advertising by health professionals. Upon a prospective enrollee's request, a list of locations of services and a list of providers who have current agreements with the health maintenance organization shall be made available.
3. Any health maintenance organization authorized under this chapter is not practicing medicine and shall not be subject to the limitations provided in section 135B.26 on types of contracts entered into between doctors and hospitals.
4. A health maintenance organization authorized under this chapter shall be considered a person for purposes of chapter 507B.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Iowa Code Title XIII. Commerce [Chs. 505-554D] § 514B.32. Construction - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ia/title-xiii-commerce-chs-505-554d/ia-code-sect-514b-32/
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