2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 17B:26A-17 - Definitions

17B:26A-17. Definitions

6. As used in this act:

"Carrier" means an insurance company or service corporation authorized to issue health benefits plans in this State.

"Financially impaired" means a carrier or health maintenance organization which, after the effective date of this act, is not insolvent, but is deemed by the commissioner to be potentially unable to fulfill its contractual obligations, or a carrier or health maintenance organization which is under an order of rehabilitation or conservation by a court of competent jurisdiction.

"Health benefits plan" means a hospital and medical expense insurance policy; hospital service corporation contract, medical service corporation contract or health service corporation contract delivered or issued for delivery in this State.


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