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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 21. Insurance
- Chapter 53. Long-Term Care Insurance
- Section 20. Disclosure and Performance Standards.
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AS 21.53.020. Disclosure and Performance Standards.
An insurer, hospital or medical service corporation, or a fraternal benefit society that delivers or issues for
delivery a long-term care insurance policy may not
- (1) cancel, fail to renew, or otherwise terminate the policy on the grounds of age or deterioration of the mental or
physical health of the insured or certificate holder;
- (2) include a provision requiring a new waiting period in the event existing coverage is converted to or replaced by a new
or another form of health insurance within the same company, unless there is an increase in benefits voluntarily
selected by the insured; or
- (3) provide coverage only for skilled nursing care, or provide significantly more coverage for skilled care in a facility
than is provided for coverage for lower levels of care; evaluation of the coverage provided under this paragraph must
be based on the number of days of coverage provided for lower levels of care, when compared to the number of days of
coverage provided for skilled care.
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