58-17H-13Health carrier may be deemed to meet emergency medical coverage requirements if met by private accrediting body.

If the director and the secretary find that the requirements of any private accrediting body meet the requirements of coverage of emergency medical services as set forth in §§ 58-17H-4 to 58-17H-12, inclusive, the health carrier may, at the discretion of the director and secretary, be deemed to have met the applicable requirements.

Source: SL 2011, ch 219, § 38.

Commission Note: SL 2012, ch 239, § 1 provides: "The provisions of chapter 219 of the 2011 Session Laws shall be deemed repealed if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub.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."