Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 54. Health Insurance
Section 140. Renewability of Coverage For a Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement.
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AS 21.54.140. Renewability of Coverage For a Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement.

A health benefit plan that is a multiple employer welfare arrangement subject to this title may not deny an employer whose employees are covered under the plan continued access to the same or a different plan according to the terms of the plan, except

(1) for nonpayment of contributions;

(2) for fraud or other intentional misrepresentation of material fact by the employer;

(3) for noncompliance with material plan provisions;

(4) where the plan is ceasing to offer any coverage in a geographic area;

(5) for a health benefit plan that offers benefits through a network plan if

(A) there is no longer an individual enrolled through the employer who lives, resides, or works in the service area of the network plan; and

(B) the multiple employer welfare arrangement applies this paragraph without regard to the claims experience of the employer or a health status factor in relation to an individual or an individual's dependent; and

(6) for failure to meet the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement to renew a collective bargaining or other agreement requiring or authorizing contributions to the plan or to employ employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

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