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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 2017
Insurance business not authorized.
F.S. 641.2017
641.2017 Insurance business not authorized.Nothing in the Florida Insurance Code or this part shall be deemed to authorize any health maintenance organization to transact any insurance business other than that of health maintenance organization type insurance or otherwise to engage in any other type of insurance unless it is authorized under a certificate of authority issued by the office under the provisions of the Florida Insurance Code. However, a health maintenance organization may by contract:
(1) Enter into arrangements whereby the expected cost of health care services provided directly or through arrangements with other persons by the health maintenance organization is self-funded by the person contracting with the health maintenance organization, but the health maintenance organization assumes the risks that costs will exceed that amount on a prepaid per capita or prepaid aggregate fixed-sum basis; or
(2) Enter into arrangements whereby the cost of health care services provided directly or through arrangements with other persons by the health maintenance organization is self-funded by the person contracting with the health maintenance organization.
History.ss. 26, 50, ch. 85-321; s. 9, ch. 90-248; ss. 187, 188, ch. 91-108; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 1556, ch. 2003-261.