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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 14. Insurance
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission, Bureau of Insurance
Chapter 280. Rules Establishing Standards for Life, Annuity, and Accident and Sickness Reinsurance Agreements

14VAC5-280-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meaning unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Commission" means State Corporation Commission.

"Insurer" means a cooperative nonprofit life benefit company, a mutual assessment life, accident and sickness insurer, a fraternal benefit society, a health services plan, a dental services plan, or an optometric services plan licensed under Title 38.2 of the Code of Virginia; and also any insurance company, whether known as a life and health insurer, a property and casualty insurer, or a reciprocal, which is licensed in Virginia and authorized to write any class of life insurance, annuities, or accident and sickness insurance.

"Life and health business" means (i) a class of insurance defined by §§ 38.2-102 through 38.2-109 of the Code of Virginia or (ii) any product or service sold or offered by a person organized and licensed in Virginia under Chapter 38 (§ 38.2-3800 et seq., cooperative nonprofit life benefit companies), Chapter 39 (§ 38.2-3900 et seq., mutual assessment life, accident and sickness insurers), Chapter 41 (§ 38.2-4100 et seq., fraternal benefit societies), Chapter 42 (§ 38.2-4200 et seq., health services plans), Chapter 43 (§ 38.2-4300 et seq., health maintenance organizations), or Chapter 45 (§ 38.2-4500 et seq., dental or optometric services plans) of Title 38.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Regulation 41, Case No. INS910220, § 1, effective December 1, 1991; amended, Case No. INS940204, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 1995; Volume 30, Issue 1, eff. September 16, 2013.

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