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§ 15-818. Treatment of cleft lip or cleft palate

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsuranceEffective: June 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 15. Health Insurance
Subtitle 8. Required Health Insurance Benefits (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2014
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-818
§ 15-818. Treatment of cleft lip or cleft palate
Application of section
(a) This section applies to:
(1) each individual or group hospital or major medical insurance policy or certificate that is delivered or issued for delivery in the State by an insurer and is written on an expense-incurred basis;
(2) each individual or group medical or major medical contract, policy, or certificate that is delivered or issued for delivery in the State by a nonprofit health service plan; and
(3) each contract that provides hospital, medical, or surgical benefits to individuals or groups and is issued or delivered in the State by a health maintenance organization.
Benefits for treatment of cleft lip or cleft palate
(b) A policy, contract, or certificate subject to this section shall include benefits for inpatient or outpatient expenses arising from orthodontics, oral surgery, and otologic, audiological, and speech/language treatment involved in the management of the birth defect known as cleft lip or cleft palate or both.

Credits

Added by Acts 1997, c. 35, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1998, c. 120, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998; Acts 1998, c. 121, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998; Acts 2014, c. 355, § 2, eff. June 1, 2014.
Formerly Art. 48A, §§ 354X, 470R, 477X.
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-818, MD INSURANCE § 15-818
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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