2013 Maryland Code
§ 14-502 - Plan established

MD Ins Code § 14-502 (2013) What's This?


(a) There is a Maryland Health Insurance Plan.

(b) The Plan is an independent unit of the State government.

(c) The purpose of the Plan is to decrease uncompensated care costs by providing access to affordable, comprehensive health benefits for medically uninsurable residents of the State by July 1, 2003.

(d) It is the intent of the General Assembly that the Plan operate as a nonprofit entity and that Fund revenue, to the extent consistent with good business practices, be used to subsidize health insurance coverage for medically uninsurable individuals.

(e) (1) The operations of the Plan are subject to the provisions of this subtitle whether the operations are performed directly by the Plan itself or through an entity contracted with the Plan.

(2) The Plan shall ensure that any entity contracted with the Plan complies with the provisions of this subtitle when performing services that are subject to this subtitle on behalf of the Plan.

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