Article - Insurance
(a) This section applies to each self-funded group insurance plan that:
(1) (i) is formed by an order, society, or association that is incorporated or has a main office in the State; or
(ii) covers individuals who reside or work in the State; and
(2) is issued, renewed, amended, or reissued on or after July 1, 1972.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of a self-funded group insurance plan subject to this section, if the plan provides for reimbursement for a service that is within the lawful scope of practice of a physician, dentist, or podiatrist, the plan may not prohibit a person covered by the plan from being reimbursed for the service regardless of whether the service is performed by a physician, dentist, or podiatrist.