58-18-11 Direct payment for hospital, medical, or surgical services--Option of insurer.
Direct payment for hospital, medical, or surgical services--Option of insurer.
group health policy may on request by the group policyholder provide that all or any portion of any
indemnities provided by any such policy on account of hospital, nursing, medical, or surgical
services may, at the insurer's option, be paid directly to the hospital or person rendering such
services; but the policy may not require that the service be rendered by a particular hospital or
person. Payment so made shall discharge the insurer's obligation with respect to the amount of
insurance so paid.
Source: SL 1966, ch 111, ch 26, § 3.