Tex. Ins. Code Section 1352.002
Exception; Application to Qualified Health Plan


This chapter does not apply to:


a plan that provides coverage:


only for a specified disease or for another limited benefit other than an accident policy;


only for accidental death or dismemberment;


for wages or payments in lieu of wages for a period during which an employee is absent from work because of sickness or injury;


as a supplement to a liability insurance policy;


for credit insurance;


only for dental or vision care;


only for hospital expenses; or


only for indemnity for hospital confinement;


a Medicare supplemental policy as defined by Section 1882(g)(1), Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Section 1395ss), as amended;


a workers’ compensation insurance policy;


medical payment insurance coverage provided under a motor vehicle insurance policy; or


a long-term care insurance policy, including a nursing home fixed indemnity policy, unless the commissioner determines that the policy provides benefit coverage so comprehensive that the policy is a health benefit plan as described by Section 1352.001 (Applicability of Chapter).


This chapter does not apply to a standard health benefit plan issued under Chapter 1507 (Consumer Choice of Benefits Plans).


To the extent that a change in law made to this chapter after January 1, 2013, would otherwise require this state to make a payment under 42 U.S.C. Section 18031(d)(3)(B)(ii), a qualified health plan, as defined by 45 C.F.R. Section 155.20, is not required to provide a benefit under this section that exceeds the specified essential health benefits required under 42 U.S.C. Section 18022(b).
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 3, eff. April 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 370 (H.B. 2929), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2013.

Source: Section 1352.002 — Exception; Application to Qualified Health Plan, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1352.­htm#1352.­002 (accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

§ 1352.002’s source at texas​.gov