2013 Maryland Code
INSURANCE
§ 15-818 - Benefits for treatment of cleft lip and cleft palate


MD Ins Code § 15-818 (2013) What's This?

§15-818.

(a) This section applies to:

(1) each individual or group hospital or major medical insurance policy or certificate that is delivered or issued for delivery in the State by an insurer and is written on an expense-incurred basis;

(2) each individual or group medical or major medical contract, policy, or certificate that is delivered or issued for delivery in the State by a nonprofit health service plan; and

(3) health maintenance organizations that provide hospital, medical, or surgical benefits to individuals or groups under contracts that are issued or delivered in the State.

(b) A policy, contract, or certificate subject to this section shall include benefits for inpatient or outpatient expenses arising from orthodontics, oral surgery, and otologic, audiological, and speech/language treatment involved in the management of the birth defect known as cleft lip or cleft palate or both.

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