58-18B-27 Modification to exclude certain diseases prohibited.
Modification to exclude certain diseases prohibited.
No small employer carrier
may modify a health benefit plan with respect to a small employer or any eligible employee or
dependent through riders, endorsements, or otherwise, to restrict or exclude coverage for certain
diseases or medical conditions otherwise covered by the health benefit plan. A small employer
carrier may not establish rules for eligibility for any individual to enroll under a plan, including
continued eligibility, based on health status-related factors which include health status, medical
condition, claims experience, receipt of health care, medical history, genetic information, evidence
of insurability, including conditions arising out of acts of domestic violence, and disability.
Source: SL 1995, ch 281, § 22; SL 1997, ch 289, § 18; SL 1998, ch 289, § 17.