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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 35. Accident and Sickness Insurance Policies
12/2/2022

§ 38.2-3518. Standards for policy provisions.

A. Pursuant to the authority granted in § 38.2-223, the Commission may issue rules and regulations to establish standards for the sale of individual and group accident and sickness insurance policies. These rules and regulations shall be in addition to and in accordance with applicable laws of the Commonwealth, including Chapter 34 (§ 38.2-3400 et seq.), Article 1 (§ 38.2-3500 et seq.), this article, and Article 3 (§ 38.2-3521.1 et seq.).

B. Pursuant to the authority granted in § 38.2-223, the Commission may issue rules and regulations that specify prohibited policies or policy provisions not otherwise specifically authorized by statute that in the opinion of the Commission are unjust, unfair, or unfairly discriminatory to the policyowner, beneficiary, or any person insured under the policy.

1980, c. 204, § 38.1-362.13; 1981, c. 575; 1986, c. 562; 2022, c. 531.

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.