Rule 20:06:13:17.14 Requirements for standard Medicare supplement benefit plans -- Plans issued after May 31, 2010.
for standard Medicare supplement benefit plans -- Plans issued after May 31,
2010. An issuer shall make available to each prospective policyholder and
certificateholder a policy form or certificate form containing only the basic
core benefits, as defined in § 20:06:13:17.12.
If an issuer makes available any of
the additional benefits described in § 20:06:13:17.13, or offers
standardized benefit Plans K or L, then the issuer shall make available to each
prospective policyholder and certificateholder, in addition to a policy form or
certificate form with only the core benefits, a policy form or certificate
containing either standardized benefit Plan C or standardized benefit Plan F.
No groups, packages, or combinations
of Medicare supplement benefits other than those listed in this chapter shall
be offered for sale in this state.
Benefit plans shall be uniform in
structure, language, designation, and format to the standard benefit plans
listed in this section and conform to the definitions in § 20:06:13:02.
Each benefit shall be structured in accordance with the format provided in
§§ 20:06:13:17.12 and 20:06:13:17.13. For purposes of this section,
structure, language, and format means style, arrangement, and overall content of
In addition to the benefit plan
designations required in this section, an issuer may use other designations to
the extent permitted by law.
35 SDR 183, effective February 2, 2009; 36 SDR 209, effective July 1, 2010.
Authority: SDCL 58-17A-2.
Implemented: SDCL 58-17A-2.
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