Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 7. Regulation of Managed Care Insurance Plans
Section 80. Religious Nonmedical Providers.
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AS 21.07.080. Religious Nonmedical Providers.

This chapter may not be construed to

(1) restrict or limit the right of a managed care entity to include services provided by a religious nonmedical provider as medical care services covered by the managed care plan;

(2) require a managed care entity, when determining coverage for services provided by a religious nonmedical provider, to

(A) apply medically based eligibility standards;

(B) use health care providers to determine access by a covered person;

(C) use health care providers in making a decision on an internal or external appeal; or

(D) require a covered person to be examined by a health care provider as a condition of coverage; or

(3) require a managed care plan to exclude coverage for services provided by a religious nonmedical provider because the religious nonmedical provider is not providing medical or other data required from a health care provider if the medical or other data is inconsistent with the religious nonmedical treatment or nursing care being provided.

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