South Carolina Code of Regulations
Chapter 28 - DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
28-90 - Discount Medical Plan Certificate of Registration.

Universal Citation: SC Code Regs 28-90

28-90. Discount Medical Plan Certificate of Registration.

(Statutory Authority: 1976 Code Sections 37-17-10 et seq., Particularly Section 37-17-120)

A. DEFINITIONS

Definitions shall be those contained in S.C. Code Ann. S. 37-1-101 et seq., including 37-17-10 et seq. (1976 as amended) and the following:

(1) "Card" means the instrument issued by a discount medical plan organization for a customer or user to access benefits of the discount medical plan.

B. REGISTRATION OF A DISCOUNT MEDICAL PLAN ORGANIZATION

All Discount Medical Plan Organizations initial and renewal applications shall contain all trade names, brand names, and any other names used to advertise the product, or otherwise conduct business with South Carolina consumers.

C. REPRESENTATIVE OR MARKETER STATUS

Discount Medical Plan Organizations may notify the Department on a continual basis of any changes in representatives or marketers, including any additions or inactivations, to ensure consumers and the Department have accurate information regarding the status of representatives and marketers. The Discount Medical Plan Organization's list of marketers and representatives must be updated at each renewal or subsequent registration to reflect any changes.

D. MEMBERSHIP CANCELLATION AND REIMBURSEMENT

Discount Medical Plan Organizations shall provide cancellation and reimbursement terms in writing to the applicant at the time of application and to the customer together with the discount medical plan card. Such terms shall include that all reimbursements or refunds shall be issued to the applicant or customer no later than thirty days from the date of cancellation.

HISTORY: Added by State Register Volume 41, Issue No. 5, Doc. No. 4707, eff May 26, 2017.

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