§5-16-16. Preferred provider plan.
The director shall, on or before April 1, 1988, or as soon as
practicable, establish a preferred provider system for the delivery
of health care to plan participants by all health care providers,
which may include, but not be limited to, medical doctors,
chiropractors, physicians, osteopathic physicians, surgeons,
hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, pharmacies and pharmaceutical
The director shall establish the terms of the preferred
provider system and the incentives therefor. The terms and
incentives may include multi-year renewal options as are not
prohibited by the Constitution of this state and capitated primary
care arrangements which are not subject to the provisions of
article twenty-five-a of chapter thirty-three of this code.