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(1) A private air ambulance service subject to this part may not use health status as a reason to:
(a) refuse to issue or renew a membership agreement;
(b) assess a differing rate or charge for the membership agreement; or
(c) exclude a specific individual for a membership agreement issued for a household or other group of individuals.
(2) A private air ambulance service subject to this part may not sell, solicit, negotiate, or advertise a membership program in a geographic area for which the private air ambulance does not routinely provide service.
(3) Except as provided in subsection (4)(b), if membership coverage of a transport is conditioned on a finding of medical necessity, a qualified medical professional shall render the determination.
(4) A membership agreement requirement of medical necessity is satisfied if:
(a) the treating physician requesting the transport certifies that the transport is medically necessary; or
(b) the member's insurer determines that the transport is medically necessary.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 33. Insurance and Insurance Companies § 33-2-2208. Trade practices - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-33-insurance-and-insurance-companies/mt-code-ann-sect-33-2-2208/
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