2013 Maryland Code
§ 15-1801 - Definitions [Subtitle subject to abrogation]
§15-1801. IN EFFECT
// EFFECTIVE UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2015 PER CHAPTERS 5 AND 6 OF 2010 //
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Carrier” means:
(1) an insurer that holds a certificate of authority in the State and provides health benefit plans in the State;
(2) a health maintenance organization that is licensed to operate in the State; or
(3) a nonprofit health service plan that is licensed to operate in the State.
(c) “Commission” means the Maryland Health Care Commission established under Title 19, Subtitle 1 of the Health - General Article.
(d) “Covered medical services” means the health care services that are included as benefits under a health benefit plan issued by a carrier.
(e) “Health benefit plan” has the meaning stated in § 15-1301 of this title.
(f) “Qualifying individual” has the meaning stated in § 19-1A-01 of the Health - General Article.
(g) “Patient centered medical home” has the meaning stated in § 19-1A-01 of the Health - General Article.
(h) “Single carrier patient centered medical home program” means a program implemented by a carrier to promote the development of a patient centered medical home.
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