Except as provided in AS 21.51.030 (b), a policy delivered or issued for delivery to a person in this state may not contain provisions respecting the matters set out in AS 21.51.170 – 21.51.260 unless the provisions are in the words in which the same appear in the applicable section, except that the insurer may, at its option, use in lieu of the provision a corresponding provision of different wording approved by the director that is not less favorable in any respect to the insured or the beneficiary. The provision contained in the policy shall be preceded individually by the appropriate caption or, at the option of the insurer, by the appropriate individual or group captions or subcaptions as the director may approve.

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 21.51.160 - Optional policy provisions

  • beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060
  • state: means the State of Alaska unless applied to the different parts of the United States and in the latter case it includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060