First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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    HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1467



     AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning insurance.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 27-8-6-6; (11)HE1467.1.1. -->
    SECTION 1. IC 27-8-6-6 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 6. (a) As used in this section, "policy of accident and sickness insurance" has the meaning set forth in IC 27-8-5-1. However, the term does not include the following:
        (1) Accident only, credit, dental, vision, Medicare supplement, long term care, or disability income insurance.
        (2) Coverage issued as a supplement to liability insurance.
        (3) Automobile medical payment insurance.
        (4) A specified disease policy.
        (5) A short term insurance plan that:
            (A) may not be renewed; and
            (B) has a duration of not more than six (6) months.
        (6) A policy that provides indemnity benefits not based on any expense incurred requirement, including a plan that provides coverage for:
            (A) hospital confinement, critical illness, or intensive care; or
            (B) gaps for deductibles or copayments.
        (7) A supplemental plan that always pays in addition to other coverage.
    (b) A policy of accident and sickness insurance that provides coverage for physical medicine and rehabilitative services shall provide the coverage for physical medicine and rehabilitative services that are:
        (1) rendered by an athletic trainer who is licensed under IC 25-5.1; and
        (2) within the athletic trainer's scope of practice.

     (c) This section does not require a policy of accident and sickness insurance to provide coverage for physical medicine or rehabilitative services generally.
SOURCE: IC 27-13-1-18; (11)HE1467.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 27-13-1-18 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 18. (a) "Health care services" means:
        (1) any services provided by individuals licensed under IC 25-5.1, IC 25-10, IC 25-13, IC 25-14, IC 25-22.5, IC 25-23, IC 25-24, IC 25-26, IC 25-27, IC 25-29, IC 25-33, or IC 25-35.6;
        (2) services provided as a result of hospitalization;
        (3) services incidental to the furnishing of services described in subdivision (1) or (2); or
        (4) any other services or goods furnished for the purpose of preventing, alleviating, curing, or healing human illness, physical disability, or injury.
    (b) The term does not include any service provided by, from, or through a licensed health care facility in connection with any life care, founder's fee, or other type of prepaid fee contract for residency and health care in a retirement home, community, or facility for elderly persons.
SOURCE: ; (11)HE1467.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011] (a) IC 27-8-6-6, as added by this act, applies to a policy of accident and sickness insurance that is issued, delivered, amended, or renewed after June 30, 2011.
    (b) IC 27-13-1-18, as amended by this act, applies to an individual contract or a group contract that is entered into, amended, or renewed after June 30, 2011.
    (c) This SECTION expires July 1, 2015.


HEA 1467 _ Concur

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