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Author: Jayne Zanglein, Western Carolina University


  • South Dakota law prohibits health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and other plans from discriminating on a number of different bases. See Nondiscrimination.
  • South Dakota has regulations governing the Privacy of Consumer Financial and Health Information. See Privacy.
  • The South Dakota pre-existing condition plan provides coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions. See South Dakota Pre-Existing Condition Plan.