Texas Insurance Code - Section 1652.055. Additional Benefits
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Section: 1652.003 1652.004 1652.005 1652.051 1652.052 1652.053 1652.054 1652.055 1652.056 1652.057 1652.058 1652.101 1652.102 1652.103 1652.104
§ 1652.055. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS. (a) In addition to the
basic Medicare supplement benefit plan described by Section
1652.054, an entity may offer additional Medicare supplement
benefit plans for sale in this state.
(b) 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).
(c) 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:
(1) be offered in a manner consistent with the goal of
Medicare supplement benefit plan simplification; and
(2) meet the requirements prescribed by Section 1882,
Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Section 1395ss).
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, § 4, eff. April 1, 2005.
Last modified: August 11, 2007