2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:27A-19.1 - Hospital confinement, other supplemental limited benefit insurance plans; requirements
17B:27A-19.1. Hospital confinement, other supplemental limited benefit insurance plans; requirements
10. a. A carrier shall not deliver or issue for delivery a hospital confinement or other supplemental limited benefit insurance plan unless the applicant for such coverage signs a statement on the application form that confirms that the applicant is already covered under a health benefits plan contract or policy. The application form shall be filed with the board on an informational basis.
b. A hospital confinement plan or other supplemental limited benefit insurance plan issued to a small employer or other group health benefits plan provider or to individual employees of a small employer or other group health benefits provider:
(1) shall be subject to the same rating requirements that apply to health benefits plans issued pursuant to paragraph (2) of subsection a. of section 9 of P.L.1992, c.162 (C.17B:27A-25), except that a hospital confinement plan and supplemental limited benefit insurance plan shall be subject to the commissioner's exclusive review and regulation with regard to loss ratios, medical underwriting and eligibility requirements, and form approval; and
(2) may include preexisting condition exclusions.
c. A health benefits plan shall not coordinate benefits against any hospital confinement or other supplemental limited benefit insurance plan.