a. The governing body of any health maintenance organization may include providers, other individuals, or both.
b. Such governing body shall establish a mechanism to afford the enrollees an opportunity to participate in matters of policy and operation through the establishment of advisory panels, by the use of advisory referenda on major policy decisions, or through the use of other mechanisms.
L.1973, c. 337, s. 6, eff. Dec. 27, 1973.