2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXIII - Corporations, Associations and Partnerships
Chapter 354 - Health Services Corporations — Health Maintenance Organizations — Prepaid Dental Plans
Section 354.490 Certificate of authority, denial, suspension or revocation, grounds — procedure.
Effective 28 Aug 1997
Title XXIII CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPSChapter 354
354.490. Certificate of authority, denial, suspension or revocation, grounds — procedure. — 1. When the director has cause to believe that grounds for the denial of an application for a certificate of authority exist, that grounds for the suspension or revocation of a certificate of authority exist, or that grounds for the imposition of restrictions or conditions on a certificate of authority exist, the director shall notify the health maintenance organization in writing, specifically stating the grounds for denial, suspension, revocation, or conditions or restrictions and fixing a time of at least twenty days thereafter for a hearing on the matter.
2. After such hearing, or upon the failure of the health maintenance organization to appear at such hearing, the director shall take action as is deemed advisable, on the basis of written findings, which shall be mailed to the health maintenance organization. The action of the director shall be subject to review by the circuit court having jurisdiction. The court may, in disposing of the issue before it, modify, affirm, or reverse the order of the director in whole or in part.
3. The provisions of chapter 536 shall apply to proceedings pursuant to this section to the extent they are not in conflict with subsections 1 and 2 of this section.
(L. 1983 H.B. 127, A.L. 1997 H.B. 335)