A. Hospital service corporations, medical service corporations, dental service corporations, optometric service corporations and hospital, medical, dental and optometric service corporations incorporated in this state are governed by this article and are exempt from all other provisions of this title, except as expressly provided by this article and any rule adopted by the director pursuant to section 20-143 relating to contracts of such service corporations.  No insurance law enacted after January 1, 1955 applies to such corporations unless the law specifically refers to corporations.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 20-821

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Director: means the director of the department of insurance. See Arizona Laws 20-822

B. Chapter 2, article 12 of this title, sections 20-223, 20-234, 20-261, 20-261.01, 20-261.02, 20-261.03, 20-261.04, 20-1133, 20-1377, 20-1408, 20-1692, 20-1692.01, 20-1692.02 and 20-1692.03 and chapters 15, 17 and 20 of this title and any rules adopted to implement these provisions apply to all corporations governed by this article.

C. Chapter 21 of this title applies to a hospital service corporation, a medical service corporation or a hospital and medical service corporation.