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No policy or plan of health, medical, hospitalization, or accident and sickness insurance
regulated under this chapter, or nonprofit health service plan corporation regulated under chapter
62C, or health maintenance organization regulated under chapter 62D which provides coverage of
or reimbursement for inpatient hospital and medical expenses shall be delivered, issued, executed
or renewed in this state, or approved for issuance or renewal in this state by the commissioner
of commerce, after July 1, 1975 unless the policy or plan includes and provides health service
benefits to any subscriber or other person covered thereunder, on the same basis as other benefits,
for the treatment of emotionally disabled children in a residential treatment facility licensed by
the commissioner of human services. For purposes of this section "emotionally disabled child"
shall have the meaning set forth by the commissioner of human services in the rules relating to
residential treatment facilities. The restrictions and requirements of this section shall not apply to
any plan or policy which is individually underwritten or provided for a specific individual and
family members as a nongroup policy. The mandatory coverage under this section shall be on the
same basis as inpatient hospital medical coverage provided under the policy or plan.
History: 1975 c 40 s 1; 1983 c 289 s 114 subd 1; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1984 c 655 art 1 s
92; 1985 c 248 s 70; 1986 c 444; 2005 c 56 s 1

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