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WVC 33 - 20 F- 6 §33-20F-6. Management and administration of the company.
(a) If it is determined that the services of a third-party administrator or other firm or company are necessary to properly administer the affairs of the company prior to the first day of July, two thousand four, the provisional board of directors shall avail itself of any existing contracts entered into by the board of risk and insurance management to manage its affairs. The terms of the company's participation in the contract shall be established by the board of risk and insurance management.

(b) The provisional board of directors may enter into a one-year contract with a third-party administrator or other firm or company with suitable qualifications and experience to administer some or all of the affairs of the company from the first day of July, two thousand four, until the thirtieth day of June, two thousand five, subject to the continuing direction of the board of directors as required by the articles of incorporation and bylaws of the company, and the contract. Any contract entered into pursuant to this subsection must be awarded by competitive bidding not later than the first day of November, two thousand three.

(c) After the first day of July, two thousand four, if the company's board of directors determines that the affairs of the company may be administered suitably and efficiently, the company may enter into a contract with a licensed insurer, licensed health service plan, insurance service organization, third-party administrator, insurance brokerage firm or other firm or company with suitable qualifications and experience to administer some or all of the affairs of the company, subject to the continuing direction of the board of directors as required by the articles of incorporation and bylaws of the company, and the contract. All such contracts shall be awarded by competitive bidding.

(d) The company shall file a true copy of the contract with the commissioner as provided in section twenty-one, article five of this chapter.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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