(a) For purposes of disability insurance, standard health and accident, sickness, and all other such insurance plans, whether or not they be considered insurance policies, and contracts issued by health service corporations and health maintenance organizations, if the chiropractor is authorized by law to perform a particular service, the chiropractor is entitled to compensation for that chiropractor’s services under such plans and contracts, and such plans and contracts may not have annual or lifetime numerical limits on chiropractic visits for the treatment of back pain.
Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 716
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
(b) Nothing in this section shall prevent the operation of reasonable and nondiscriminatory cost containment or managed care provisions, including but not limited to, deductibles, coinsurance, allowable charge limitations, coordination of benefits and utilization review. Any copayment or coinsurance amount shall be equal to or less than 25% of the fee due or to be paid to the doctor of chiropractic under the policy, contract, or certificate for the treatment, therapy, or service provided.
(c) The Insurance Commissioner shall issue and administer regulations to aid the administration, effectuation, investigation and enforcement of this section.
24 Del. C. 1953, § 717; 54 Del. Laws, c. 147, § 2; 69 Del. Laws, c. 168, § 1; 69 Del. Laws, c. 393, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 514, § 40; 72 Del. Laws, c. 125, § 6; 77 Del. Laws, c. 462, § 3; 78 Del. Laws, c. 165, § 1; 81 Del. Laws, c. 430, § 2.;