2013 Maryland Code
§ 12-210 - Extension of grace period on life, accident, or health insurance policy

MD Ins Code § 12-210 (2013) What's This?


(a) On advance written notice to an insurer, the Commissioner may extend by a maximum of 60 days the grace period for making premium payments on life insurance, accident, and health insurance policies if:

(1) an emergency situation exists that would delay or prevent the prompt and orderly payment of the premiums due by all or a substantial number of the insureds of the insurer; and

(2) the emergency is not the fault of the insureds.

(b) For purposes of this section, an emergency situation includes a fire, earthquake, flood, postal strike, insurance producer strike, or other situation that is not under the control of insureds.

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