Rule 20:06:53:26 Director assignment of independent review organization for expedited reviews.
20:06:53:26. Director assignment
of independent review organization for expedited reviews. Upon receipt of a
notice that the request meets the reviewability requirements, the director
immediately shall assign an independent review organization to conduct the
expedited external review from the list of approved independent review
organizations compiled and maintained by the director pursuant to §§
20:06:53:55 and 20:06:53:56. The director shall immediately notify the health
carrier of the name of the assigned independent review organization.
receipt of the notice from the director of the name of the independent review
organization assigned to conduct the expedited external review pursuant to this
section, the health carrier or its designee utilization review organization
shall provide or transmit all necessary documents and information considered in
making the adverse determination or final adverse determination to the assigned
independent review organization electronically or by telephone or facsimile or
any other available expeditious method.
Source: 37 SDR 48, effective September
22, 2010; 37 SDR 241, effective July 1, 2011.
General Authority: SDCL 58-17-87, 58-17H-49, 58-17I-16, 58-18-79.
Law Implemented: SDCL 58-17-87, 58-18-79.
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