58-33-13 Unfair discrimination as misdemeanor--Health insurance.
Unfair discrimination as misdemeanor--Health insurance.
No person may make
or permit any unfair discrimination between individuals of the same class and of essentially the same
hazard in the amount of premium, policy fees, or rates charged for any policy or contract of health
insurance or in the benefits payable thereunder, or in any of the terms or conditions of such contract,
or in any other manner whatever. Violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. Nothing in this
section prohibits different rates charged, or benefits payable, or different underwriting procedures
used for individuals insured under a franchise plan or provided discounts based upon administrative
savings or incentives for additional family members to purchase insurance.
Source: SL 1966, ch 111, ch 13, § 12 (2); SL 1978, ch 359, § 2; SL 2000, ch 241, § 3.