Texas Insurance Code
Sec. § 101.055
Exception; Certain Entities That Reimburse Medical Expenses


Section 101.051 (Conduct That Constitutes the Business of Insurance)(b)(7) does not apply to:


a program otherwise authorized by law that is established:


by a political subdivision of this state;


by a state agency; or


under Chapter 791 (Interlocal Cooperation Contracts), Government Code; or


a multiple employer welfare arrangement that is fully insured as defined by 29 U.S.C. Section 1144(b)(6).


Notwithstanding Subsection (a)(2), the commissioner may apply a law regulating the business of insurance to a multiple employer welfare arrangement described by that subdivision to the extent that the law provides:


standards requiring the maintenance of specified levels of contributions that the plan, or a trust established under the plan, must meet to be considered able to pay benefits in full when due; and


provisions to enforce the standards described by Subdivision (1).
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 101, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
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