58-17F-9Factors to consider in determining network adequacy.

In determining whether a health carrier has complied with any network adequacy provision of this chapter, the director shall give due consideration to the relative availability of healthcare providers in the service area and to the willingness of providers to join a network.

Source: SL 2011, ch 219, § 9.

Commission Note: SL 2012, ch 239, § 1 provides: "The provisions of chapter 219 of the 2011 Session Laws shall be deemed repealed if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Pub. L. No. 111-152, 124 Stat. 1029 (2010) is found to be unconstitutional in its entirety by a final decision of a federal court of competent jurisdiction and all appeals exhausted or time for appeals elapsed."