62T.03 APPLICATION OF OTHER LAWS.
Subdivision 1. State law.
An accountable provider network is subject to all requirements
applicable to a health plan company licensed in the state, except as otherwise noted in this
chapter. An accountable provider network and a health care purchasing alliance must comply
with all requirements of chapter 62L, except for modifications and waivers permitted under this
chapter. A contracting arrangement between a health care purchasing alliance and an accountable
provider network for provision of health care benefits must provide consumer protection functions
comparable to those currently required of a health plan company licensed under section
and other statutes referenced in that section, except for modifications and waivers permitted
under this chapter.
Subd. 2. Federal law.
A self-insured employer may participate as an affiliate member of
a purchasing alliance without participation affecting the employer's standing under the federal
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974. An affiliate member is one that may
purchase administrative services with the purchasing alliance and may participate in activities
undertaken to educate and promote health improvement of the purchasing alliance enrollees or
History: 1997 c 225 art 5 s 3; 2000 c 295 s 2