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§ 15-813. Disabilities caused by pregnancy or childbirth

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Health Insurance
Subtitle 8. Required Health Insurance Benefits (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-813
§ 15-813. Disabilities caused by pregnancy or childbirth
Application of section
(a) This section applies to each group or blanket health insurance policy that:
(1) is issued or delivered in the State;
(2) is issued or delivered to an entity that is incorporated or has a main office in the State; or
(3) covers individuals who reside or work in the State.
Benefits for disabilities caused by pregnancy or childbirth
(b) Each insurer that proposes to issue a policy subject to this section that provides benefits for temporary disability shall offer the policyholder the option of providing benefits for temporary disability caused or contributed to by pregnancy or childbirth.
Benefits to same extent and terms as other covered disabilities
(c) The benefits under this section shall be provided to the same extent and on the same terms as the benefits provided for any other covered disability.


Added by Acts 1997, c. 35, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 477P.
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-813, MD INSURANCE § 15-813
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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