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58-17B-5 Grounds for termination and certain provisions prohibited.
     58-17B-5.   Grounds for termination and certain provisions prohibited. No long-term care insurance policy may:
             (1)      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 holder; or
             (2)      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 policyholder; or
             (3)      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.

Source: SL 1989, ch 440, § 5; SL 1990, ch 398, § 1.


Chapter 58-17B

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