Current as of: 2009
As used in this act: (a) "Health care provider" means any person licensed to practice any branch of the healing arts by the board of healing arts or any hospital licensed under the provisions of K.S.A. 65-425 et seq., and amendments thereto, or a private psychiatric hospital authorized under K.S.A. 75-3307b and amendments thereto;
(b) "person" means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, unincorporated organization or any similar entity;
(c) "affiliate" means a person that directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, employs, controls or is controlled by, or is under common control with a health care provider;
(d) "commissioner" means the commissioner of insurance; and
(e) "association" means any organization whose income is exempt from taxation pursuant to section 501(a) of the internal revenue code of 1986, and amendments thereto, as in effect on the effective date of this act, due to such association's compliance with section 501(c)(6) of such code, and amendments thereto, as in effect on the effective date of this act.
History: L. 1988, ch. 147, § 1; L. 1999, ch. 87, § 2; Mar. 1, 2000.