2010 Tennessee Code
Title 56 - Insurance
Chapter 7 - Policies and Policyholders
Part 25 - Mandated Insurer or Plan Options
56-7-2501 - Sterilization operations Policy provisions.

56-7-2501. Sterilization operations Policy provisions.

(a)  Any law to the contrary notwithstanding, no contract of insurance that provides coverage for sterilization operations or procedures may be entered into or renewed on or after July 1, 1971, if the contract imposes any disclaimer, restriction on, or limitation of coverage with respect to the insured's reason for sterilization. All such contracts entered into or renewed on or after July 1, 1971, shall be construed to be in compliance with this section and any provisions in any contract that are in conflict with this section shall be of no force or effect.

(b)  Any contract for a sterilization operation or procedure shall not be cancelled by the insurer unless the cancellation coincides with cancellation of the entire policy.

[Acts 1972, ch. 848, § 1; T.C.A., § 56-1162; Acts 1992, ch. 984, § 3; T.C.A., § 56-7-1006.]  

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