As used in this chapter the following words shall unless the context clearly requires otherwise have the following meanings: [unchanged text not shown]
“Closed guaranteed issue health plan”, a nongroup health plan issued by a carrier to an individual, as well as any covered dependents, after November 1, 1997 but before July 1, 2007. A carrier may permit an individual to continue to add new dependents to a policy issued under a closed guaranteed issue health plan. [unchanged text not shown]
“Trade Act/HCTC-Eligible Persons”, any eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance recipient as defined in 35(c)(2) of section 201 of Title II of Public Law 107-210, eligible alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance recipient as defined in section 35(c)(2) of section 201 of Title II of Public Law 107-210, or an eligible Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation pension recipient that is at least 55 years old and who has qualified health coverage, does not have other specified coverage, and is not imprisoned, under Public Law 107-210.
Provides definitions pertaining to merger of individual and small group health insurance markets.
M.G.L. Chapter 176M, section 1; two definitions added by sections 91 and 92 of Chapter 58 of the Acts of 2006