For the purposes of ss. 627.671–627.675:
(1) A “Medicare supplement policy” is a health insurance policy or other health benefit plan offered by a private entity to individuals who are entitled to have payments for health care costs made under Medicare, Title XVIII of the Social Security Act (“Medicare”), as presently constituted and as may later be amended, which provides reimbursement for expenses incurred for services and items for which payment may be made under Medicare but which expenses are not reimbursable by reason of the applicability of deductibles, coinsurance amounts, or other limitations imposed by Medicare. The term does not include any such policy or plan of one or more labor organizations, or of the trustees of a fund established by one or more labor organizations, or a combination thereof, for employees or former employees, or a combination thereof, or for members or former members, or a combination thereof, of the labor organizations.
(2) The term “policy” includes a certificate issued or delivered in this state under a group Medicare supplement policy which has been effectuated within or outside this state.
(3) “Applicant” means:
(a) In the case of an individual Medicare supplement policy or subscriber contract, the person who seeks to contract for insurance benefits; and
Terms Used In Florida Statutes 627.672
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
(b) In the case of a group Medicare supplement policy or subscriber contract, the proposed certificateholder.