Terms used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise clearly
"Company" or "insurer," any life or health insurance company, fraternal benefit society,
nonprofit health service corporation, nonprofit hospital service corporation, nonprofit
medical service corporation, prepaid health plan, dental care plan, vision care plan,
pharmaceutical plan, health maintenance organization, or any similar organization;
"Policy" or "policy form," any policy, contract, plan, or agreement of life or health
insurance, including credit life insurance and credit health insurance, delivered or issued
for delivery in this state by any company subject to this chapter; any certificate, contract
or policy issued by a fraternal benefit society; and any certificate issued pursuant to a
group insurance policy delivered or issued for delivery in this state;
"Text," all printed matter except the following:
The name and address of the insurer; the name, number, or title of the policy; the
table of contents or index; captions and subcaptions; specification pages,
schedules, or tables; and
Any policy language which is drafted to conform to the requirements of any federal
law, regulation, or agency interpretation; any policy language required by any
collectively bargained agreement; any medical terminology; any words which are
defined in the policy; and any policy language required by law or regulation.
However, the insurer may identify the language or terminology excepted by this
section and may certify, in writing, that the language or terminology is entitled to
be excepted by this section.
SL 1981, ch 360, § 1.