Subdivision 1. Authority.
The commissioners of health and commerce shall each
periodically review contracts and arrangements among health care providing entities and health
plan companies they regulate to determine compliance with sections
person may submit a contract or arrangement to the relevant commissioner for review if the
person believes sections
have been violated. Any provision of a contract or
arrangement found by the relevant commissioner to violate this section is null and void, and the
relevant commissioner may assess civil penalties against the health plan company in an amount
not to exceed $2,500 for each day the contract or arrangement is in effect, and may use the
enforcement procedures otherwise available to the commissioner. All due process rights afforded
under chapter 14 apply to this section.
Subd. 2. Assistance to licensing boards.
A health-related licensing board as defined under
214.01, subdivision 2
, shall submit a contract or arrangement to the relevant commissioner
for review if the board believes sections
have been violated. If the commissioner
determines that any provision of a contract or arrangement violates those sections, the board
may take disciplinary action against any person who is licensed or regulated by the board who
entered into the contract arrangement.
History: 1997 c 237 s 6