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31.10.35.00.htm 31.10.35.00. Title 31 MARYLAND INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION Subtitle 10 HEALTH INSURANCE ― GENERAL Chapter 35 Domestic Partner Coverage Authority: Insurance Article, §2-109(a)1) and 15-403.2, Annotated Code of Maryland
31.10.35.01.htm 31.10.35.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of this chapter is to establish:. A. The use of the term domestic partner in a contract; and. B. The proof that a carrier may use to determine if an individual is a domestic partner of another individual.
31.10.35.02.htm 31.10.35.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Carrier" means an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization.2) "Commissioner" means the Maryland Insurance Commissioner.. 3) "Contract" means either of the following:. a) A health insurance contract that is issued or delivered in Maryland by an insurer or a nonprofit health service plan that provides inpatient hospit
31.10.35.03.htm 31.10.35.03. 03 Domestic Partner Coverage.. A. The term "domestic partner" in a contract or rider to a contract shall include individuals of the same and the opposite sex.B. If an individual makes an application to include a domestic partner or a child dependent of a domestic partner as a dependent under a contract, the carrier may require the individual to submit not more than the following as proof of the domestic partner relationship:1) The affidavit described in §C of this regulation;.
31.10.35.9999.htm 31.10.35.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulations .01―04 adopted as an emergency provision effective January 10, 2008 (35:3 Md. R. 287) emergency status expired July 8, 2008Regulations .01―03 adopted effective July 8, 2008 (35:12 Md. R. 1122).
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