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     Idaho Statutes

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41-4204.  Minimum standards for benefits. (1) The director shall issue rules, subject to chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code, to establish minimum standards for benefits under each of the following categories of coverage in individual policies, group supplemental policies, nongroup subscriber contracts of nonprofit hospital, medical and dental service associations, and nongroup subscriber contracts of managed care organizations other than conversion policies issued pursuant to a contractual conversion privilege under a group policy of disability insurance:
(a)  Basic hospital expense coverage;
(b)  Basic medical-surgical and dental expense coverage;
(c)  Hospital confinement indemnity coverage;
(d)  Major medical expense coverage;
(e)  Disability income protection coverage;
(f)  Accident only coverage; and
(g)  Specified disease.
(2)  Nothing in this section shall preclude the issuance of any policy or contract which combines two (2) or more of the categories of coverage enumerated in paragraphs (a) through (g) of subsection (1) of this section.
(3)  No policy or contract shall be delivered or issued for delivery in this state which does not meet the prescribed minimum standards for the categories of coverage listed in paragraphs (a) through (g) of subsection (1) of this section, which are contained within the policy or contract unless the director finds such policy or contract will be in the public interest and such policy or contract meets the requirements set forth in section 41-1813, Idaho Code.
(4)  The director shall prescribe the method of identification of policies and contracts based upon coverages provided.

[41-4204, added 1975, ch. 205, sec. 4, p. 569; am. 2009, ch. 66, sec. 4, p. 188.]

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