SEC. 83-9-43. Nondiscrimination.
[This section was reenacted without change by Laws, 1994, ch. 354, Sec. 4, effective from and after July 1, 1994. Since the text of the section as it appears in the parent volume is unaffected by the reenactment, it is not reprinted in this supplement, as directed by Sec. 7 of ch. 354.] Methods of determining levels of payment or reimbursement for services or for the type of facility charges eligible for payment or reimbursement pursuant to sections 83-9-37 through 83-9-43 shall be consistent with those for medical illnesses in general and shall take into consideration customary charges for those services. Deductible or co-payment plans, methods of determination, and limits on total amounts payable to an individual in a calendar year or lifetime payment limits may be applied to benefits paid to or on behalf of patients during the course of treatment as described in 83-9-37 through 83-9-43, but in any case shall not be less favorable than those applied to medical illnesses generally in each policy or contract, except as provided under Section 83-9-41, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SOURCES: Laws, 1991, ch. 570, Sec. 5, eff from and after July 1, 1991. Reenacted without change by Laws, 1994, ch. 354, Sec. 4, eff from and after July 1, 1994