2013 Maryland Code
INSURANCE
§ 15-1801 - Definitions [Subtitle subject to abrogation]


MD Ins Code § 15-1801 (2013) What's This?

§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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