As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 27-21B-2. Definitions

  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • state: The word "state," when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1

(1) AGENCY. Any state agency responsible for administering programs under Title IV-D or Title XIX of the Social Security Act.

(2) INSURER. A health insurer, including a group health plan as defined in Section 607(1) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, a health maintenance organization, or an entity offering a service benefit plan.

(Acts 1994, No. 94-710, p. 1377, §2.)