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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 34. Provisions Relating to Accident and Sickness Insurance

§ 38.2-3410. Construction of policy generally; words "physician" and "doctor" to include dentist.

Each accident and sickness insurance policy or subscription contract shall be construed according to the entirety of its terms and conditions as set forth in the policy and as amplified, extended or modified by any rider, endorsement, or application attached to and made a part of the policy. However, the word "physician" or "doctor" when used in any accident or sickness insurance policy, or subscription contract shall be construed to include a dentist performing covered services within the scope of his professional license.

1968, c. 292, § 38.1-348.5; 1986, c. 562.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.