2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:27-55 - Imposition of preexisting condition exclusion

17B:27-55. Imposition of preexisting condition exclusion

15. A health insurer may impose a preexisting condition exclusion in its group health plan only if:

a. the exclusion relates to a physical or mental condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care or treatment was recommended or received within the six-month period ending on the enrollment date of the participant or beneficiary;

b. the exclusion extends for a period of not more than 12 months, or 18 months for a late enrollee, after the enrollment date of the participant or beneficiary; and

c. the period of any preexisting condition exclusion is reduced by the aggregate of the periods of creditable coverage applicable to the participant or beneficiary as of the enrollment date.

L.1997,c.146,s.15.

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