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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 35. Accident and Sickness Insurance Policies

§ 38.2-3509. Denial or reduction of benefits because of existence of other like insurance.

A. No individual accident and sickness insurance policy, nor any subscription contract as provided for in Chapter 42 (§ 38.2-4200 et seq.) of this title, delivered or issued for delivery in this Commonwealth shall contain any provision for the denial or reduction of benefits because of the existence of other like insurance except to the extent that the aggregate benefits, with respect to the covered medical expenses incurred under the policy or plan and all other like insurance with other insurers, exceed all covered medical expenses incurred.

B. The term "other like insurance" may include group insurance or coverage provided by hospital or medical service organizations, union welfare plans, employer or employee benefit organizations, or workers' compensation insurance.

1970, c. 378, § 38.1-355; 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.