37 Fla. Stat. §641.495(4)

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(4) The organization shall ensure that the health care services it provides to subscribers, including physician services as required by s. 641.19(12)(d) and (e), are accessible to the subscribers, with reasonable promptness, with respect to geographic location, hours of operation, provision of after-hours service, and staffing patterns within generally accepted industry norms for meeting the projected subscriber needs. The health maintenance organization must provide treatment authorization 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Requests for treatment authorization may not be held pending unless the requesting provider contractually agrees to take a pending or tracking number.

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