Tex. Ins. Code Section 1652.055
Additional Benefits


In addition to the basic Medicare supplement benefit plan described by Section 1652.054 (Basic Plan), an entity may offer additional Medicare supplement benefit plans for sale in this state.


The combination of benefits provided by an additional plan must conform to one of the benefit packages adopted by the commissioner and authorized by Section 1882, Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Section 1395ss).


The commissioner by rule shall provide for the approval of new or innovative benefits that may be provided in a plan other than the basic plan and that otherwise comply with this subchapter. The benefits must:


be offered in a manner consistent with the goal of Medicare supplement benefit plan simplification; and


meet the requirements prescribed by Section 1882, Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Section 1395ss).
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 4, eff. April 1, 2005.

Source: Section 1652.055 — Additional Benefits, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1652.­htm#1652.­055 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 1652.055’s source at texas​.gov