58-17-71. Separate classes of individual business--Reasons--Number. A carrier may establish a separate class of individual business only to reflect substantial differences in expected claims experience or administrative costs related to the following reasons:
(1) The carrier used more than one type of system for the marketing and sale of health benefit plans to individuals; or
(2) The carrier has acquired a class of business from another carrier.
A carrier may establish up to three separate classes of individual business under this section.
Source: SL 1996, ch 286, § 6.