2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXIII - Corporations, Associations and Partnerships
Chapter 354 - Health Services Corporations — Health Maintenance Organizations — Prepaid Dental Plans
Section 354.464 Names not authorized for use, exceptions.
Effective 28 Aug 2007
Title XXIII CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPSChapter 354
354.464. Names not authorized for use, exceptions. — No health maintenance organization, unless licensed as an insurer, may use in its name, contracts, or literature any of the words "insurance", "casualty", "surety", "mutual", or any other words descriptive of the insurance, casualty, or surety business or deceptively similar to the name or description of any insurance or surety corporation doing business in this state when such words are deceptive or misleading. No person, if not in possession of a valid certificate of authority issued pursuant to sections 354.400 to 354.636, may use the phrase "health maintenance organization" or "HMO" in the course of its operation.
(L. 1983 H.B. 127 § 354.460 subsec. 3, A.L. 2007 S.B. 66)