INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE AVAILABILITY ACT
41-5202. Purpose. The purpose and intent of this chapter is to promote the availability of health insurance coverage to persons not covered by employment based insurance regardless of their health status or claims experience, to prevent abusive rating practices, to require disclosure of rating practices to purchasers, to establish rules regarding renewability of coverage, to establish limitations on the use of preexisting condition exclusions, and to improve the overall fairness and efficiency of the individual health insurance market.
This chapter is not intended to provide a comprehensive solution to the problem of affordability of health care or health insurance.
[41-5202, added 1994, ch. 427, sec. 1, p. 1338; am. 1997, ch. 321, sec. 19, p. 980; am. 2000, ch. 472, sec. 10, p. 1623.]