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§ 15-912. Specific standards for policy provisions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Health Insurance
Subtitle 9. Medicare Supplement Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-912
§ 15-912. Specific standards for policy provisions
In general
(a) The Commissioner shall adopt reasonable regulations to establish specific standards for policy provisions of Medicare supplement policies and certificates.
Standards in addition and in accordance with laws of State
(b)(1) The standards adopted by the Commissioner are in addition to and shall be in accordance with applicable laws of the State, including this title and Title 14, Subtitle 1 of this article.
(2) No requirement of this article that relates to minimum required policy benefits, other than the minimum standards contained in this subtitle, shall apply to Medicare supplement policies and certificates.
Scope of standards
(c) The standards may cover, but are not limited to:
(1) terms of renewability;
(2) initial and subsequent conditions of eligibility;
(3) nonduplication of coverage;
(4) probationary periods;
(5) benefit limitations, exceptions, and reductions;
(6) elimination periods;
(7) replacement requirements;
(8) recurrent conditions;
(9) definitions of terms; and
(10) any other provisions required under federal Medicare law or CMS regulations.


Added by Acts 1997, c. 35, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 25, § 8, eff. April 12, 2005.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 468DA.
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-912, MD INSURANCE § 15-912
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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