62A.153 OUTPATIENT MEDICAL AND SURGICAL SERVICES.
No policy or plan of health, medical, hospitalization, or accident and sickness insurance
regulated under this chapter, or subscriber contract provided by a nonprofit health service plan
corporation regulated under chapter 62C that provides coverage for services in a hospital shall be
issued, renewed, continued, delivered, issued for delivery or executed in this state, or approved
for issuance or renewal in this state by the commissioner of commerce unless the policy, plan or
contract specifically provides coverage for a health care treatment or surgery on an outpatient
basis at a facility equipped to perform these services, whether or not the facility is part of a
hospital. Coverage shall be on the same basis as coverage provided for the same health care
treatment or service in a hospital.
History: 1976 c 45 s 1; 1977 c 305 s 45; 1983 c 289 s 114 subd 1; 1984 c 655 art 1 s
92; 1994 c 485 s 30