2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXIII - Corporations, Associations and Partnerships
Chapter 354 - Health Services Corporations — Health Maintenance Organizations — Prepaid Dental Plans
Section 354.090 Health services corporation contracts, purposes, parties to.
Effective 28 Aug 1983
Title XXIII CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPSChapter 354
354.090. Health services corporation contracts, purposes, parties to. — 1. A corporation subject to the provisions of sections 354.010 to 354.380 may enter into contracts for the rendering of hospital services, medical-surgical services and other health services on behalf of its members or beneficiaries with hospitals maintained by any governmental body or agency, or maintained by a nonprofit corporation organized for hospital purposes, or with other corporations, organizations, associations, partnerships or individuals furnishing hospital services, medical-surgical services, or other health services. Any health services corporation may enter into agreements or contracts with other organizations or corporations licensed to do business in this state or in any other state for the transfer of members or beneficiaries, for the reciprocal joint provisions of benefits to the members or beneficiaries of the corporation and of such other organizations or corporations, or for such other joint undertakings as the corporation's board of directors may approve.
2. In lieu of direct payment from an insured for goods or services furnished, a pharmacist may take an assignment of such insured's right to reimbursement for those goods or services provided to a member of a health services corporation. No health services corporation may refuse to pay the pharmacist any payment due the insured under the terms of the policy or contract.
(L. 1973 S.B. 3 § 17, A.L. 1983 H.B. 127)