area. No health insurance issuer may vary rates based on
geographical location in this state except as permitted by this section. The
rating areas are on a county basis and are as follows:
(1) Harding, Butte, Perkins, Corson, Dewey,
Ziebach, Haakon, Jackson, Bennett, Shannon, Fall River, Custer, Pennington,
Lawrence, Meade, Stanley, Jones, Lyman, Mellette, Todd, Tripp, and Gregory;
(2) Lake, Moody, McCook, Minnehaha, Turner,
Lincoln, Clay, and Union;
(3) Campbell, Walworth, Potter, McPherson,
Edmunds, Faulk, Brown, Spink, Marshall, Roberts, Day, Grant, Codington, Clark,
Hamlin, Deuel, Brookings, Kingsbury, and Beadle; and
(4) Sully, Hughes, Hyde, Hand, Buffalo, Jerauld,
Sanborn, Miner, Brule, Aurora, Davison, Hanson, Douglas, Charles Mix,
Hutchinson, Bon Homme, and Yankton.
Nothing in this section requires a health insurance issuer to
use a different geographic rating factor for each rating area. A health
insurance issuer may assign the same rating band for any or all of the rating
areas specified in this section.
Source: 39 SDR
203, effective June 10, 2013.
SDCL 58-17-4.2, 58-17-87, 58-18B-18, 58-18B-36.
SDCL 58-17-4.3, 58-17-87, 58-18B-18, 58-18B-36.