20:06:53:72. Notice to enrollee. A plan or issuer shall provide notice to enrollees, in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner, if ten percent or more of the population residing in the claimants county are literate only in the same non-English language, as determined based on American Community Survey data published by United States Census Bureau.
Plans and issuers must provide notice in accordance with SDCL 58-17H-32 and 58-17H-48. Insurers may comply with the notice requirements required in SDCL 58-17H-32 and 58-17H-48 by providing notification of the right to request and receive diagnoses and treatment codes and their meanings in all notices of adverse benefit determinations and final adverse benefit determinations.
Source: 37 SDR 63, effective September 23, 2010; 37 SDR 111, effective December 7, 2010; 37 SDR 241, effective July 1, 2011; 38 SDR 59, effective October 19, 2011.
General Authority: SDCL 58-17-87, 58-18-79.
Law Implemented: SDCL 58-17-87, 58-17H-48, 58-18-79.
Reference: American Community Survey data published by United States Census Bureau. www.census.gov.
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