General Laws

Section 10. The commissioner of insurance or any deputy or other person whom the said commissioner shall designate shall, at least once in three years and whenever he deems it to be prudent, visit any such medical service corporation and examine into its affairs, shall have free access to all of the books, papers and documents of the corporation that relate to its business and may summon as witnesses and examine under oath its officers, agents or employees or other persons in relation to its affairs, transactions and condition. The commissioner of insurance shall require every such corporation to keep its books, records, accounts and vouchers in such manner that he or his authorized representatives may readily verify its annual statements and ascertain whether the corporation has complied with the law. The commissioner of insurance is authorized and directed on request of the commissioner of public health to advise him on any financial, accounting, bookkeeping or other similar question arising out of the operation of any medical service plan.