Terms Used In Florida Statutes 631.826
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Board: means the board of directors of the plan. See Florida Statutes 631.814
- HMO: means a health maintenance organization possessing a valid certificate of authority issued by the office pursuant to part I of chapter 641. See Florida Statutes 631.814
- Plan: means the Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan created by this part. See Florida Statutes 631.814
For the purpose of carrying out its obligations under this part, the plan shall be deemed to be a priority creditor of the insolvent HMO. Assets of the insolvent HMO shall be used to continue all covered policies of the insolvent HMO as permitted by this part, to the extent such assets are available. If an HMO is rehabilitated, the HMO shall repay to the plan such funds expended by the association for or on behalf of that HMO, together with interest at 12 percent per year. Such repayment terms shall be as reasonably set by the board.