THE INSURANCE CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 218 of 1956
500.3406c Hospice care; definition; description of coverage.
(1) An insurer that delivers, issues for delivery, or renews in this state a health insurance policy that provides coverage for inpatient hospital care shall offer to include coverage for hospice care. As used in this section, "hospice" means a health care program that provides a coordinated set of services rendered at home or in outpatient or institutional settings for individuals suffering from a disease or condition with a terminal prognosis.
(2) If hospice care coverage is provided, an insurer shall include a description of the hospice coverage in communications sent to the insured.
History: Add. 1984, Act 368, Eff. Jan. 1, 1986
Am. 1994, Act 233, Imd. Eff. June. 30, 1994
Am. 2016, Act 276, Imd. Eff. July 1, 2016
Popular Name: Act 218
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