§33-20E-12. Issuance of policy.
(a) If an eligible applicant meets the underwriting standards and other requirements and conditions of the association as set forth in the approved plan of operation and there is no unpaid, uncontested premium, charge or assessment due from the applicant for any prior insurance of the same kind, the association, upon receipt of the premium, charge or assessment or a portion thereof as prescribed by the plan of operation, shall cause to be issued a policy of medical professional liability insurance.

(b) The policy may not require as a condition precedent to settlement or compromise of any claim the consent or acquiescence of the policyholder.