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Code of Virginia
Title 38.2. Insurance
Chapter 42. Health Services Plans
9/18/2019

§ 38.2-4201. Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

"Contract holder" means a person entering into a subscription contract with a nonstock corporation.

"Nonstock corporation" means a foreign or domestic nonstock corporation which is subject to regulation and licensing under this chapter and which offers or administers subscription contracts to contract holders as part of a plan.

"Health services plan" or "plan" means any arrangement for offering or administering health services or similar or related services by a nonstock corporation licensed under this chapter.

"Hospital services plan" means a health services plan for providing hospital and similar or related services.

"Medical or surgical services plan" means a health services plan for providing medical or surgical services or both, and similar or related services.

"Subscriber" means any person entitled to benefits under the terms and conditions of a subscription contract.

"Subscription contract" means a written contract which is issued to a contract holder by a nonstock corporation and which provides health services or benefits for health services on a prepaid basis.

1986, c. 562; 1988, c. 185.

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