2019 Maryland Code
Title 27 - Unfair Trade Practices and Other Prohibited Practices
Subtitle 9 - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 27-914. Collection of racial and ethnic data; nondiscrimination.
(a) This section does not apply to life insurance policies, annuity contracts, long–term care insurance policies, or disability insurance policies.
(b) An insurer that provides health insurance, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization may not use race or ethnicity data to reject, deny, limit, cancel, refuse to renew, increase the rates of, affect the terms or conditions of, or otherwise affect a health insurance policy or contract.
(c) The Commissioner may issue an order under §§ 4–113 and 4–114 of this article and §§ 27–501 and 27–505 of this title if the Commissioner finds a violation of this section.