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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 636
PREPAID LIMITED HEALTH SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS AND DISCOUNT PLAN ORGANIZATIONS
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F.S. 636.033
636.033 Certain words prohibited in name of organization.
(1) No entity certificated as a prepaid limited health service organization, other than a licensed insurer or health maintenance organization insofar as its name is concerned, may use in its name, contracts, or literature any of the words “insurance,” “casualty,” “surety,” “mutual,” or “HMO,” or any other words descriptive of the insurance, casualty, HMO, or surety business or deceptively similar to the name or description of any insurance, HMO, or surety corporation doing business in the state.
(2) No person, entity, or health care plan not certificated under the provisions of this act may use in its name, logo, contracts, or literature the phrase “prepaid limited health services contract” or the initials “PLHSC” to imply, directly or indirectly, that it is a prepaid limited health service organization or hold itself out to be a prepaid limited health service organization.
History.s. 26, ch. 93-148.