17:48E-35.26 Health service corporation to offer coverage for domestic partner.
49. A health service corporation that provides hospital or medical expense benefits under a contract that is delivered, issued, executed or renewed in this State or approved for issuance or renewal in this State by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance, on or after the effective date of Phamplet Law 2003, Chapter 246 (C. 26:8A-1 Short title. et al.), under which dependent coverage is available, shall offer dependent coverage to a covered person for a covered person’s domestic partner. For the purposes of this section, “domestic partner” means a domestic partner as defined in section 3 of Phamplet Law 2003, Chapter 246 (C. 26:8A-3 Definitions relative to domestic partnerS.).
This section shall apply to those contracts in which the health service corporation has reserved the right to change the premium.
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