Chapter 182

(Senate Bill 171)

An Act to prohibit insurance policies from restricting the method of payment for dental care.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That chapter 58-17 be amended with a NEW SECTION:

No plan of insurance insuring dental care services may contain restrictions on methods of payment to the dentist in which the only acceptable payment method is a credit card payment.

Signed March 3, 2022

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.