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§ 15-1A-06. Rules for eligibility

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsuranceEffective: May 8, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Health Insurance
Subtitle 1a--Consumer Protections (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 8, 2020
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-1A-06
§ 15-1A-06. Rules for eligibility
In general
(a) A carrier may not establish rules for eligibility, including continued eligibility, for enrollment of an individual into a health benefit plan based on health status-related factors, including:
(1) health condition;
(2) claims experience;
(3) receipt of health care;
(4) medical history;
(5) genetic information;
(6) evidence of insurability including conditions arising out of acts of domestic violence; or
(7) disability.
(b) A carrier may not require an individual, as a condition of enrollment or continued enrollment in a health benefit plan, to pay a premium or contribution that is greater than the premium or contribution for a similarly situated individual enrolled in the health benefit plan on the basis of any health status-related factor in relation to the individual or to an individual enrolled under the health benefit plan as a dependent of the individual.


Added by Acts 2020, c. 620, § 1, eff. May 8, 2020; Acts 2020, c. 621, § 1, eff. May 8, 2020.
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-1A-06, MD INSURANCE § 15-1A-06
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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