2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:27A-19.12 - Small employer health benefits plan to offer coverage for domestic partner.
17B:27A-19.12 Small employer health benefits plan to offer coverage for domestic partner.
54. Every small employer health benefits plan that provides hospital or medical expense benefits and is delivered, issued, executed or renewed in this State pursuant to P.L.1992, c.162 (C.17B:27A-17 et seq.), or approved for issuance or renewal in this State on or after the effective date of P.L.2003, c.246 (C.26:8A-1 et al.), under which dependent coverage is available, shall offer dependent coverage to a covered person for a covered person's domestic partner. For the purposes of this section, "domestic partner" means a domestic partner as defined in section 3 of P.L.2003, c.246 (C.26:8A-3).
The provisions of this section shall apply to all policies or contracts in which the carrier has reserved the right to change the premium.