58-17B-5 Grounds for termination and certain provisions prohibited.
Grounds for termination and certain provisions prohibited.
No long-term care
insurance policy may:
Be cancelled, nonrenewed, or otherwise terminated on the grounds of the age or the
deterioration of the mental or physical health of the insured individual or certificate
Contain a provision establishing a new waiting period in the event existing coverage is
converted to or replaced by a new or other form within the same company, except with
respect to an increase in benefits voluntarily selected by the insured individual or group
Provide coverage for skilled nursing care only or provide significantly more coverage for
skilled care in a facility than coverage for lower levels of care.
SL 1989, ch 440, § 5; SL 1990, ch 398, § 1.