§ 27-19A-1 Scope of chapter
§ 27-19A-2 Definitions
§ 27-19A-3 Prohibited provisions
§ 27-19A-4 Required provisions
§ 27-19A-5 Provisions contrary to chapter
§ 27-19A-6 Dental benefits not required
§ 27-19A-7 Contracting directly with patient; distribution of information about policy or plan; payment and reimbursement procedures
§ 27-19A-8 Plans not in conformance with chapter unlawful
§ 27-19A-9 Nonconforming policies and plans not to be approved by commissioner
§ 27-19A-10 Duty of commissioner to enforce chapter
§ 27-19A-11 Penalty for violations
§ 27-19A-12 Dental services – Coverages; fees; exceptions

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 19A

  • ALABAMA INSURANCE CODE: Title 27 of the Code of Alabama 1975. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • circuit: means judicial circuit. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION: Any obligation under covered policies or employee benefit plans. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • COVERED POLICY OR PLAN: Any policy, employee benefit plan, or contract within the scope of this chapter. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • DENTAL CARE SERVICES: Any services furnished to any person for the purpose of preventing, alleviating, curing, or healing human dental illness or injury. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • dentist: Any person who furnishes dental care services and who is licensed as a dentist by the State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLAN: Any plan, fund, or program heretofore or hereafter established or maintained by an employer or by an employee organization, or by both, to the extent that such plan, fund, or program was established or is maintained for the purpose of providing for its participants or their beneficiaries, through the purchase of insurance or otherwise, dental care benefits in the event of accident or sickness. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY: Any individual, group, blanket, or franchise insurance policy, insurance agreement, or group hospital service contract providing benefits for dental care expenses incurred as a result of an accident or sickness. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • insurer: Such term shall have the meaning ascribed in Section 27-1-2. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • owner: as used in this article , shall mean the person who owns, or has the exclusive license in the United States to reproduce or the exclusive license in the United States to distribute to the public copies of the original fixation of sounds embodied in the master phonograph record, master disc, master tape, master film or other device used for reproducing recorded sounds on phonograph records, discs, tapes, films, videocassettes or other articles now known or later developed on which sound is recorded and from which the transferred sounds are directly or indirectly derived, or the person who owns the rights to record or to authorize the recording of a live performance. See Alabama Code 13A-8-80
  • person: Such term shall have the meaning ascribed in Section 27-1-2. See Alabama Code 27-19A-2
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.