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The DC Code: § 31-3302.03 Application of financial capacity limits.

Index31 Insurance and Securities. (Refs & Annos)
a
A health insurer may deny health insurance coverage in the individual market to an eligible individual if the health insurer has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Commissioner that:
1
It does not have the financial reserves necessary to underwrite additional coverage; and
2
It is applying this section uniformly to all individuals in the individual market in the District of Columbia consistent with the laws of the District of Columbia and without regard to any health status-related factor of such individuals and without regard to whether the individuals are eligible individuals.
b
A health insurer, upon denying individual health insurance coverage in the District of Columbia in accordance with subsection (a) of this section, may not offer such coverage in the individual market within the District of Columbia for a period of 180 days after the date such coverage is denied or until the health insurer has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Commissioner that the health insurer has sufficient financial reserves to underwrite additional coverage, whichever is later.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 35-1024. Temporary Addition of Section See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 31-3301.01. Emergency Act Amendments See notes to § 31-3301.01. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-209, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 31-3301.01. DC CODE § 31-3302.03 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 13, 1999, D.C. Law 12-209, § 203, 45 DCR 8433.)