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Title 8: Banking and Insurance

Chapter 107: HEALTH INSURANCE

Sub-Chapter 001: Generally

8 V.S.A. § 4081. Blanket health insurance



§ 4081. Blanket health insurance

Blanket health insurance is hereby declared to be that form of health insurance which is supplemental to comprehensive health insurance, or which provides coverage other than the payment of all or a portion of the cost of health care services or products, and covering special groups of persons set forth as follows:

(1) Under a policy or contract issued to any common carrier, which shall be deemed the policyholder, covering a group defined as all persons who may become passengers on such common carrier;

(2) Under a policy or contract issued to an employer, who shall be deemed the policyholder, covering any group of employees defined by reference to exceptional hazards incident to such employment;

(3) Under a policy or contract issued to a college, school, or other institution of learning or to the head or principal thereof, who or which shall be deemed the policyholder, covering students or teachers;

(4) Under a policy or contract issued in the name of any volunteer fire department, first aid, or other such volunteer group, which shall be deemed the policyholder, covering all of the members of such department or group in connection with their department or group activities; or

(5) Under a policy or contract issued to any other substantially similar group which, in the discretion of the Commissioner and after the prior approval by the Commissioner of the group, may be subject to the issuance of a blanket health policy or contract. (Amended 2009, No. 137 (Adj. Sess.), § 24.)