State Law

Title 41. Insurance-Chapter 39. Managed Care Reform

08/02/2023 Idaho Section 41-3928

Incentives to withhold care prohibited

Prohibited financial incentives

(1) No managed care organization shall offer a provider and no contract between a managed care organization and a provider shall contain any incentive plan that includes a specific payment made, in any type or form, to the provider as an inducement to deny, reduce, limit, or delay specific, medically necessary, and appropriate services covered by the health care contract and provided with respect to a specific member or group of members with similar medical conditions.

(2) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit contracts that contain incentive plans that involve general payments such as capitation payments or shared risk agreements that are not tied to specific medical decisions involving specific members or groups of members with similar medical conditions.