(a) Each health insurer that maintains an Internet Web site shall make a downloadable copy of the comparative benefit matrix prepared pursuant to Section 10127.14 available through a link on its site to the Internet Web sites of the department and the Department of Managed Health Care.
(b) Each health insurer shall send copies of the comparative benefit matrix on an annual basis, or more frequently as the matrix is updated by the department and the Department of Managed Health Care, to solicitors and solicitor firms and employers with whom it contracts. Each health insurer shall require its representatives and the solicitors and soliciting firms with which it contracts, to provide a copy of the comparative benefit matrix to individuals when presenting any benefit package for examination or sale.
(c) This section shall not apply to accident-only, specified disease, hospital indemnity, CHAMPUS supplement, long-term care, Medicare supplement, dental-only, or vision-only insurance policies.
(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 164, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2005.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018