Tex. Ins. Code Section 1111.052
Authority to Pay Accelerated Term Life Benefits

An insurer may pay an accelerated benefit under an individual or group term life insurance policy or certificate if:


the insurer has received a written medical opinion, satisfactory to the insurer, that the insured has:


a terminal illness;


a long-term care illness; or


an illness or physical condition that is likely to cause permanent disability or premature death, including:
acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS);
a malignant tumor;
a condition that requires an organ transplant; or
a coronary artery disease that results in acute infarction or requires surgery; and


the amount of the accelerated benefit is deducted from:


the amount of the death benefit payable under the policy or certificate; and


any amount the insured would otherwise be entitled to convert to an individual contract.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1419, Sec. 2, eff. June 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 10A.302, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Source: Section 1111.052 — Authority to Pay Accelerated Term Life Benefits, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1111.­htm#1111.­052 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 1111.052’s source at texas​.gov