2013 Maryland Code
§ 15-904 - Compliance with subtitle required; Medicare Select Program

MD Ins Code § 15-904 (2013) What's This?


(a) A carrier may not issue, deliver, or renew a Medicare supplement policy in the State unless the Medicare supplement policy complies with this subtitle.

(b) (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this subtitle, an insurer or a nonprofit health service plan that is authorized to issue Medicare supplement policies under this article may issue Medicare supplement policies under the Medicare Select Program.

(2) The requirements for a Medicare supplement policy issued under the Medicare Select Program shall be consistent with requirements set forth in the federal Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 and any subsequent relevant federal law and regulations.

(3) The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene shall determine the adequacy of the network established by an insurer or a nonprofit health service plan under the Medicare Select Program, as to the number of providers, geographic location, hours of operation, promptness of service, and range of services, in the same manner as determined for a health maintenance organization under §§ 19-705.1 and 19-705.2 of the Health - General Article.

(c) The Commissioner may adopt regulations, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene, to establish the requirements of the Medicare Select Program.

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