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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 14. Insurance
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance
Chapter 211. Rules Governing Health Maintenance Organizations

14VAC5-211-190. Limited health care services.

A. A health maintenance organization may offer limited health care services in either dental care or vision care services.

B. A health maintenance organization shall be reasonably assured that the enrollee has obtained pediatric oral essential health benefits from an exchange-certified stand-alone dental plan for coverage purchased in the individual or small group markets outside the health insurance exchange. A health maintenance organization shall be deemed to have obtained reasonable assurance that such pediatric oral health benefits are provided to the enrollee if:

1. At least one qualified dental plan, as defined in § 38.2-3455 of the Code of Virginia, (i) offers the minimum essential pediatric oral health benefits that are required under the ACA and (ii) is available for purchase by a subscriber or enrollee; and

2. The health maintenance organization prominently discloses, in a form approved by the commission, at the time that it offers the health benefit plan that the plan does not provide ACA-required minimum essential pediatric oral health benefits.

Statutory Authority

§§ 12.1-13 and 38.2-223 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2005; amended, Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 3, eff. January 1, 2015.

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