(1) All records of the MCO must be maintained within the geographic boundaries of the state of Montana.

(2) The department may monitor and conduct periodic audits and special examinations of the MCO as necessary to ensure compliance with the plan certification and performance requirements.

(3) All records of the MCO relevant to determining compliance with the plan shall be disclosed within a reasonable time, not to exceed 10 days, after request by the department. Records must be legible and cannot be kept in a coded or semicoded manner unless a legend is provided for the codes.

History: Sec. 39-71-203, 39-71-1103 and 39-71-1105 MCA; IMP, Sec. 39-71-1103 and 39-71-1105 MCA; NEW, 1994 MAR p. 420, Eff. 3/1/94.