2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:27-56 - Incidents, certain, no imposition of preexisting condition exclusion.

17B:27-56 Incidents, certain, no imposition of preexisting condition exclusion.

16. A health insurer which offers a group health plan shall not impose a preexisting condition exclusion for the following: a. on a newborn child who, as of the last day of the 60-day period beginning with the date of birth, is covered under creditable coverage; b. on a child who is adopted or placed for adoption before attaining 18 years of age and who, as of the last day of the 30-day period beginning on the date of adoption or placement for adoption, is covered under creditable coverage. These provisions shall not apply to a newborn child or child who is adopted or placed for adoption after the end of the first 63-day period, during all of which the newborn child or child who is adopted or placed for adoption was not covered under any creditable coverage; or c. pregnancy as a preexisting condition.

L.1997, c.146, s.16; amended 2017, c.361, s.9.

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