Notwithstanding any provision of any policy of insurance, certificate, or service contract issued in this state, whenever the insurance policy, certificate, or service contract provides for reimbursement for any services which may be legally performed by any person licensed under the provisions of chapters 29, 30, 35 and 37 of title 5, reimbursement under the insurance policy, certificate, or service contract shall not be denied because of race, color, or creed, nor shall any insurer make or permit any unfair discrimination against particular individuals or persons licensed under chapters 29, 30, 35 and 37 of title 5.
(P.L. 1968, ch. 98, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 542, § 79; P.L. 1991, ch. 62, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 452, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 292, § 33.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-25. Unfair discrimination prohibited
- contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6