58-17-30.8 Exclusion of benefits for injury while under the influence of alcohol or drugs prohibited-...
Exclusion of benefits for injury while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
prohibited--Exception for sickness or injury caused in commission of felony.
A policy or certificate
of health insurance for an individual that is delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed in this state
may not exclude the payment of benefits for injuries sustained by an insured person because the
insured was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, as defined by § 32-23-1.
Nothing in this section precludes a health insurer from excluding coverage for an insured for any
sickness or injury caused in the commission of a felony.
Source: SL 1997, ch 290, §§ 1, 7.