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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 14. Insurance
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance
Chapter 170. Rules Governing Minimum Standards for Medicare Supplement Policies
9/26/2020

14VAC5-170-210. Prohibition Against Preexisting Conditions, Waiting Periods, Elimination Periods and Probationary Periods in Replacement Policies or Certificates.

A. If a Medicare supplement policy or certificate replaces another Medicare supplement policy or certificate, the replacing issuer shall waive any time periods applicable to preexisting conditions, waiting periods, elimination periods and probationary periods in the new Medicare supplement policy or certificate to the extent such time was spent under the original policy.

B. If a Medicare supplement policy or certificate replaces another Medicare supplement policy or certificate which has been in effect for at least six months, the replacing policy shall not provide any time period applicable to preexisting conditions, waiting periods, elimination periods and probationary periods.

Statutory Authority

§§ 38.2-223, 38.2-514, 38.2-3516 through 38.2-3520, 38.2-3600 through 38.2-3609, 38.2-4214, and 38.2-4215 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Regulation 35, Case No. INS920112, § 22, eff. July 30, 1992.

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