Tex. Ins. Code Section 1550.051
Definition of Insurer

In this subchapter, “insurer” means:


an insurance company, including a company providing stop-loss or excess loss insurance;


a health maintenance organization operating under Section 1367.053 (Coverage Required), Subchapter A (Applicability of Certain Definitions), Chapter 1452 (Physician and Provider Credentials), Subchapter B, Chapter 1507 (Consumer Choice of Benefits Plans), Chapter 222 (Life, Health, and Accident Insurance Premium Tax), 251 (General Provisions), or 258 (Health Maintenance Organizations), as applicable to a health maintenance organization, Chapter 843 (Health Maintenance Organizations), Chapter 1271 (Benefits Provided by Health Maintenance Organizations; Evidence of Coverage; Charges), and Chapter 1272 (Delegation of Certain Functions by Health Maintenance Organization);


an approved nonprofit health corporation that holds a certificate of authority issued under Chapter 844 (Certification of Certain Nonprofit Health Corporations); or


a third-party administrator that holds a certificate of authority under Chapter 4151 (Third-party Administrators).
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 730 (H.B. 2636), Sec. 1G.002, eff. April 1, 2009.

Source: Section 1550.051 — Definition of Insurer, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1550.­htm#1550.­051 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 1550.051’s source at texas​.gov