§ 21-25B-1 Services covered by arbitration agreements between hospitals or physicians andpatients–Termination as to future services–Effect
§ 21-25B-2 Parents and fiduciaries authorized to enter arbitration agreements on behalf of others–Nonliability
§ 21-25B-3 Warning clause required in arbitration agreement
§ 21-25B-4 Health care services arbitration panel created–Composition–Terms–Selection–Replacements
§ 21-25B-5 Health care services arbitration account created–Payment required of claimant priorto commencement of arbitration action–Credit to account
§ 21-25B-6 Institution of claim–Written statement and receipt–Contents of statement
§ 21-25B-7 Joinder of subrogee–Segregation of damages or costs
§ 21-25B-8 Time for commencement of claims–Time for commencement of action in circuitcourt
§ 21-25B-9 Claimant bound by arbitration agreement when claim is filed–Defendant bound aftertwenty days
§ 21-25B-10 Appointment of arbitration officer–Qualifications–Filing of papers with officer
§ 21-25B-11 Duties of arbitration officer
§ 21-25B-12 Service of claim on defendant–Defendant’s statement submitted to arbitrationofficer–Copy to claimant
§ 21-25B-13 Three-member panel selected for small claims–Selection process
§ 21-25B-14 Five-member panel for large claims–Selection process
§ 21-25B-15 Five-member panel for multiple parties–Selection process
§ 21-25B-16 Striking selections for five-member panel
§ 21-25B-17 Refusal to serve as panel member or arbitration officer–Withdrawal after agreementto serve
§ 21-25B-18 Continuation of panel member’s service until determination of existing controversy
§ 21-25B-19 Disability or disqualification of panel member–Petition for court-appointedreplacement–Prior exhibits and testimony available–Recommendation by originallyappointing party
§ 21-25B-20 Panel members to receive copies of statements
§ 21-25B-21 Two-stage hearings–Waiting period between stages
§ 21-25B-22 Transcription of hearing–Expert witnesses–Expenses of panel members
§ 21-25B-23 Discovery procedures–Evidence–Privilege and confidentiality–Hearings closed topublic
§ 21-25B-24 Records and files of panel closed to public until judgment–Court order fordisclosure–Record filed with clerk of courts
§ 21-25B-25 Per diem and expenses of panel members–Compensation of arbitration officer–Payments from health care services arbitration account
§ 21-25B-26 Immunity of panel members and arbitration officers for official actions orrecommendations

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 21 > Chapter 25B - Arbitration Agreements Relating to Medical Services

  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • written: include typewriting and typewritten, printing and printed, except in the case of signatures, and where the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2