2018 Missouri Revised Statutes
Title XXIII - Corporations, Associations and Partnerships
Chapter 354 - Health Services Corporations — Health Maintenance Organizations — Prepaid Dental Plans
Section 354.654 Department of health and senior services, duties — rulemaking authority.

Universal Citation: MO Rev Stat § 354.654 (2018)

Effective 28 Aug 1998

Title XXIII CORPORATIONS, ASSOCIATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

Chapter 354

354.654. Department of health and senior services, duties — rulemaking authority. — 1. The department of health and senior services shall issue a letter of designation as an essential community provider to any physician who makes a written request and application to the department if such physician meets the qualifications of an essential community provider pursuant to the provisions of section 354.652.

2. The department shall keep the names and addresses of all essential community providers on record and shall release such information upon request.

3. The department shall promulgate rules and regulations for the administration of this section. Any rule or portion of a rule, as that term is defined in section 536.010, that is promulgated under the authority of this section, shall become effective only if the agency has fully complied with all of the requirements of chapter 536 including but not limited to, section 536.028, if applicable, after August 28, 1998. All rulemaking authority delegated prior to August 28, 1998, is of no force and effect and repealed as of August 28, 1998, however nothing in this act* shall be interpreted to repeal or affect the validity of any rule adopted and promulgated prior to August 28, 1998. If the provisions of section 536.028 apply, the provisions of this section are nonseverable and if any of the powers vested with the general assembly pursuant to section 536.028 to review, to delay the effective date, or to disapprove and annul a rule or portion of a rule are held unconstitutional or invalid, the purported grant of rulemaking authority and any rule so proposed and contained in the order of rulemaking shall be invalid and void, except that nothing in this act* shall affect the validity of any rule adopted and promulgated prior to August 28, 1998.

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(L. 1998 H.B. 1302 § 3)

*"This act" (H.B. 1302, 1998) contained numerous sections. Consult Disposition of Sections table for a definitive listing.

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