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§ 15-803. Payments for blood products

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, § 15-803
§ 15-803. Payments for blood products
In general
(a) An insurer or nonprofit health service plan that issues or delivers an individual, group, or blanket health insurance policy or contract in the State, or a health maintenance organization that issues or delivers an individual or group contract in the State, may not exclude payments for blood products, both derivatives and components, that otherwise would be covered under the health insurance contract.
Whole blood or concentrated red blood cells
(b) This section does not apply to whole blood or concentrated red blood cells.


Added by Acts 1997, c. 35, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 355, § 2, eff. June 1, 2014.
Formerly Art. 48A, §§ 354E, 470G, 477H.
MD Code, Insurance, § 15-803, MD INSURANCE § 15-803
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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