58-41-3Certificate of authority required for health maintenance organization or contracts--Violation as misdemeanor.

No person shall establish or operate a health maintenance organization in this state, nor sell or offer to sell, or solicit offers to purchase or receive advance or periodic consideration in conjunction with a health maintenance organization or health maintenance contract unless such organization has a certificate of authority under this chapter. Violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SL 1974, ch 321, §§ 3, 50; SDCL Supp, § 58-41-77; SL 1978, ch 359, § 2.