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§ 6130.4. Prohibited practices

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: June 28, 2021

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 30B. Living Donor Protection Act
Effective: June 28, 2021
35 P.S. § 6130.4
§ 6130.4. Prohibited practices
(a) Prohibitions.--Subject to subsection (b), an insurer may not:
(1) Engage in any of the following actions against an individual based solely upon the individual's status as a living donor without additional risk based on sound actuarial principles reasonably related to actual or anticipated loss experience:
(i) Decline to provide an insurance policy to the individual.
(ii) Limit coverage under an insurance policy of the individual.
(iii) Otherwise discriminate against the individual regarding the premium rating, offering, issuance, cancellation, amount of coverage or any other condition of an insurance policy.
(2) Preclude an insured from donating all or part of an organ or tissue as a condition for receiving or continuing to receive coverage under an insurance policy, except that an insurer may decline to issue a life insurance policy to an applicant with a scheduled donation until the applicant is released without complication by the surgeon to the care of the applicant's primary care physician.
(b) Construction.--Subsection (a)(2) shall not be construed to require an insurance policy form to include coverage of organ donation.


2021, April 27, P.L. 39, No. 11, § 4, effective in 60 days [June 28, 2021].
35 P.S. § 6130.4, PA ST 35 P.S. § 6130.4
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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