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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Health Insurance
Subtitle 9. Medicare Supplement Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-904
§ 15-904. Compliance with subtitle required for carrier to issue, deliver, or renew Medicare supplement policy
In general
(a) A carrier may not issue, deliver, or renew a Medicare supplement policy in the State unless the Medicare supplement policy complies with this subtitle.
Insurers or nonprofit health service plans authorized to issue Medicare supplement policies
(b)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this subtitle, an insurer or a nonprofit health service plan that is authorized to issue Medicare supplement policies under this article may issue Medicare supplement policies under the Medicare Select Program.
(2) The requirements for a Medicare supplement policy issued under the Medicare Select Program shall be consistent with requirements set forth in the federal Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 19901 and any subsequent relevant federal law and regulations.
(3) The Maryland Department of Health shall determine the adequacy of the network established by an insurer or a nonprofit health service plan under the Medicare Select Program, as to the number of providers, geographic location, hours of operation, promptness of service, and range of services, in the same manner as determined for a health maintenance organization under §§ 19-705.1 and 19-705.2 of the Health-General Article.
Regulations
(c) The Commissioner may adopt regulations, in consultation with the Secretary of Health, to establish the requirements of the Medicare Select Program.

Credits

Added by Acts 1997, c. 35, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2001, c. 563, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 468C.

Footnotes

Pub.L. 101-508.
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-904, MD INSURANCE § 15-904
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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