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62Q.021 FEDERAL ACT; COMPLIANCE REQUIRED.

Subdivision 1.Compliance with 1996 federal law.

Each health plan company shall comply with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, including any federal regulations adopted under that act, to the extent that it imposes a requirement that applies in this state and that is not also required by the laws of this state. This section does not require compliance with any provision of the federal act prior to the effective date provided for that provision in the federal act. The commissioner shall enforce this subdivision.

Subd. 2.Compliance with 2010 federal law.

Each health plan company shall comply with the Affordable Care Act to the extent that it imposes a requirement that applies in this state but is not required under the laws of this state. This section does not require compliance with any provision of the Affordable Care Act before the effective date provided for that provision in the Affordable Care Act. The commissioner shall enforce this subdivision.