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40-3214.Construction and relationship to other laws. Except as otherwise provided in this act, health maintenance organizations and medicare provider organizations certificated under the provisions of this act shall not be subject to regulation under articles 18, 19 and 19a of chapter 40 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated or acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto.

Solicitation of enrollees by a duly certificated health maintenance organization or medicare provider organization or its representatives shall not be construed to be a violation of any provisions of law relating to solicitation or advertising by health professionals. A list of locations of services and a list of providers who have current agreements with the health maintenance organization may be made available to prospective enrollees, and shall be made available to prospective enrollees upon request.

Nothing in any professional practices act of any provider shall be construed to prohibit a provider from being employed by or under contract to provide health care services for a health maintenance organization or medicare provider organization granted a certificate of authority under the provisions of this act.

Any health maintenance organization authorized under this act shall not be deemed to be practicing any act for which a provider is licensed and shall be exempt from laws relating to the practice of any act for which a provider is licensed.

History: L. 1974, ch. 181, § 14; L. 1980, ch. 141, § 1; L. 1998, ch. 174, § 22; July 1.



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