Mandated Benefits

SECTION 27-69-2

§ 27-69-2. Definitions.

(a) "Commissioner" shall mean the director of the department of business regulation or the health insurance commissioner, as appropriate.

(b) "Health plan" shall mean "health insurance coverage" as defined in subsections 27-18.5-2(8)(i) and 27-18.6-2(16)(i) or "health benefit plan" as defined in § 27-50-3.

(c) "High deductible health plan" shall have the same meaning as defined in 26 U.S.C. 223.

(d) "Mandated benefit law" shall mean any law of this state that requires provision of health insurance coverage for a specified service or payment to a specified type of health care provider, including, but not limited to, the benefits or services mandated in §§ 27-18-48.1, 27-18-60, 27-18-62, 27-18-64, similar provisions in title 27, chapters 19, 20 and 41, and §§ 27-18-3(c), 27-38.2-1 et seq., and all mandated benefit laws passed subsequent to the effective date of this chapter unless applicability of this chapter is specifically excluded in such law.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2005, ch. 97, § 5; P.L. 2005, ch. 99, § 5.)