State of South Dakota  
EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2012  

672T0481   HOUSE BILL   NO.  1183  

Introduced by:    Representatives Kirkeby, Dennert, Haggar, Hickey, Jensen, Lucas, Magstadt, Munsterman, Novstrup (David), and Sly and Senators Hansen (Tom), Bradford, Hunhoff (Jean), Kraus, Rampelberg, and Schlekeway
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to limit copayment or coinsurance amounts for physical therapy services.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 58-17-54.1 be amended to read as follows:
    58-17-54.1. No health insurer may impose any copayment or coinsurance amount on an insured for services rendered by a doctor of chiropractic licensed pursuant to chapter 36-5 or a physical therapist licensed pursuant to chapter 36-10 that is greater than the copayment or coinsurance amount imposed on the insured for the services of a primary care physician or practitioner for the same or a similar diagnosed condition even if a different nomenclature is used to describe a condition.


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