The director may, after consultation with the secretary, promulgate, pursuant to chapter 1-26, reasonable rules to protect the public in its purchase of network health insurance products and to achieve the goals of this chapter, by assuring quality of health care to the public that purchases network products. The rules may include:
             (1)      Definition of terms;

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             (2)      Contents of reports and filings;
             (3)      Record keeping;
             (4)      Setting of quality criteria based upon type of network; and
             (5)      Quality assurance plans or quality improvement plans or both. (SL 2012, ch 239, § 1 provides: "The provisions of chapter 219 of the 2011 Session Laws shall be deemed repealed if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Pub. L. No. 111-152, 124 Stat. 1029 (2010) is found to be unconstitutional in its entirety by a final decision of a federal court of competent jurisdiction and all appeals exhausted or time for appeals elapsed.")

Source: SL 2011, ch 219, § 27.