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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 21. Insurance
- Chapter 53. Long-Term Care Insurance
- Section 200. Definitions.
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AS 21.53.200. Definitions.
In this chapter,
- (1) "applicant" means in the case of an individual long-term care insurance policy, the person who seeks to contract for
benefits, and in the case of a group long-term care insurance policy, the proposed certificate holder;
- (2) "certificate" means a certificate issued under a group long-term care insurance policy that has been delivered or
issued for delivery in this state;
- (3) "group long-term care insurance" means a long-term care insurance policy, subscriber's contract, or fraternal benefit
society certificate that is delivered or issued for delivery in this state and issued to
- (A) one or more employers or labor organizations, or to a trust or to the trustees of a fund established by one or more
employers or labor organizations, or a combination of them, for employees or former employees or a combination of them,
or for members or former members or a combination of them, of the labor organization;
- (B) a professional, trade, or occupational association for its members or former or retired members, or combination of
them, if the association is composed of individuals all of whom are or were actively engaged in the same profession,
trade, or occupation, and has been maintained in good faith for purposes other than obtaining insurance;
- (C) an association or a trust or the trustee of a fund established, created, or maintained for the benefit of members of
one or more associations;
- (D) a group other than described in this paragraph if the director determines that the issuance of the group policy is not
contrary to the best interest of the public, would result in economies of acquisition or administration, and the
benefits are reasonable in relation to the premiums charged;
- (4) "long-term care insurance" means an individual or group insurance policy, including group and individual life
insurance or annuities, a subscriber's contract, fraternal benefit society certificate, or rider advertised, marketed,
offered, or designed to provide coverage for not less than 12 consecutive months for each covered person on an expense
incurred, indemnity, prepaid, or other basis, for one or more necessary or medically necessary diagnostic, preventive,
therapeutic, rehabilitative, maintenance, or personal care services that are provided in a setting other than an acute
care unit of a hospital, and includes a policy or rider that provides for payment of benefits based on cognitive
impairment or loss of functional capacity; "long-term care insurance" does not include an insurance policy,
subscriber's contract, or fraternal benefit society certificate that is offered primarily to provide basic Medicare
supplement coverage, basic hospital expense coverage, basic medical-surgical expense coverage, hospital confinement
indemnity coverage, major medical expense coverage, disability insurance and related asset protection coverage,
catastrophic coverage, comprehensive coverage, accident only coverage, specified disease or specified accident
coverage, or limited benefit health coverage;
- (5) "policy" means a contract, subscriber agreement, rider, or endorsement delivered or issued for delivery in this state
by an insurer, fraternal benefit society, nonprofit health, hospital or medical service corporation, prepaid health
plan, or health maintenance organization.
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