§ 627.651 Group contracts and plans of self-insurance must meet group requirements
§ 627.6512 Exemption of certain group health insurance policies
§ 627.6513 Scope
§ 627.6515 Out-of-state groups
§ 627.6516 Trustee groups
§ 627.652 Group health insurance; definitions
§ 627.6525 Short-term health insurance
§ 627.653 Employee groups
§ 627.654 Labor union, association, and small employer health alliance groups
§ 627.655 Debtor groups
§ 627.6551 Teacher and student groups
§ 627.656 Additional groups
§ 627.6561 Preexisting conditions
§ 627.65612 Limit on preexisting conditions
§ 627.65615 Special enrollment periods
§ 627.6562 Dependent coverage
§ 627.65625 Prohibiting discrimination against individual participants and beneficiaries based on health status
§ 627.65626 Insurance rebates for healthy lifestyles
§ 627.6563 Full-time employment defined
§ 627.657 Provisions of group health insurance policies
§ 627.6571 Guaranteed renewability of coverage
§ 627.6572 Pharmacy benefit manager contracts
§ 627.65735 Nondiscrimination of coverage for surgical procedures
§ 627.65736 Coverage for organ transplants
§ 627.6574 Maternity care
§ 627.65745 Diabetes treatment services
§ 627.6575 Coverage for newborn children
§ 627.65755 Dental procedures; anesthesia and hospitalization coverage
§ 627.6577 Dental care
§ 627.6578 Coverage for natural-born, adopted, and foster children; children in insured’s custodial care
§ 627.6579 Coverage for child health supervision services
§ 627.658 Use of dividends, refunds, rate reductions, commissions, service fees; premium rates
§ 627.659 Blanket health insurance; eligible groups
§ 627.660 Conditions and provisions of blanket health insurance policies
§ 627.661 School accident insurance claims; policy service
§ 627.6612 Coverage for surgical procedures and devices incident to mastectomy
§ 627.66121 Coverage for length of stay and outpatient postsurgical care
§ 627.66122 Requirements with respect to breast cancer and routine followup care
§ 627.6613 Coverage for mammograms
§ 627.6615 Children with disabilities; continuation of coverage under group policy
§ 627.6616 Coverage for ambulatory surgical center service
§ 627.6617 Coverage for home health care services
§ 627.6618 Payment of acupuncture benefits to certified acupuncturists
§ 627.6619 Massage
§ 627.662 Other provisions applicable
§ 627.6621 Advanced practice registered nurse services
§ 627.663 Franchise health insurance
§ 627.664 Assignment of incidents of ownership in group, blanket, or franchise health policies
§ 627.6645 Notification of cancellation, expiration, nonrenewal, or change in rates
§ 627.6646 Cancellation or nonrenewal prohibited
§ 627.6647 Release of claims experience
§ 627.6648 Shared savings incentive program
§ 627.6651 Replacement or termination of group, blanket, or franchise health policy or contract; liability of prior insurer
§ 627.666 Liability of succeeding insurer on replacement of group, blanket, or franchise health insurance policy
§ 627.667 Extension of benefits
§ 627.6675 Conversion on termination of eligibility
§ 627.668 Optional coverage for mental and nervous disorders required; exception
§ 627.6686 Coverage for individuals with autism spectrum disorder required; exception
§ 627.669 Optional coverage required for substance abuse impaired persons; exception
§ 627.6691 Coverage for osteoporosis screening, diagnosis, treatment, and management
§ 627.66911 Required coverage for cleft lip and cleft palate
§ 627.6692 Florida Health Insurance Coverage Continuation Act
§ 627.6698 Attorney’s fees
§ 627.6699 Employee Health Care Access Act
§ 627.66996 Restrictions on use of state and federal funds for state exchanges
§ 627.66997 Stop-loss insurance

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 627 > Part VII - Group, Blanket, and Franchise Health Insurance Policies

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Apiary: means a beeyard or site where honeybee hives, honeybees, or honeybee equipment is located. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beekeeping equipment: means honeybee hives, frames, supers, pallets, queen excluders, and other equipment which is used in the cultivation of honeybees and the harvesting of products produced by honeybees. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • 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
  • Certified honey: means honey that is sampled, analyzed, and certified by the department to be primarily of one type from a principal nectar source. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Colony: means a distinguishable localized population of honeybees in which one or more life stages may be present. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compliance agreement: means a written agreement between the department and any person engaged in purchasing, assembling, exchanging, processing, utilizing, treating, or moving beekeeping equipment or honeybees wherein the person agrees to comply with stipulated requirements. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services of the state or its authorized representative. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • group health insurance policy: include plans of self-insurance providing health insurance benefits. See Florida Statutes 627.652
  • Honey: means the natural food product resulting from the harvest of nectar or honeydew by honeybees and the natural activities of the honeybees in processing nectar or honeydew. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Honeybee pest: means an insect, mite, or other arthropod or a bacterium, fungus, virus, microsporidium, nematode, or other organism that damages or causes abnormalities to honeybees, colonies of honeybees, or beeswax. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Honeybee products: means honey, beeswax, pollen, propolis, and other products resulting from the activities of honeybees. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • Honeydew: means a sweet substance found on leaves of plants, usually a secretion from homopterous insects. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • insurance: include the benefits provided under a plan of self-insurance. See Florida Statutes 627.652
  • insurer: includes any person or governmental unit providing a plan of self-insurance. See Florida Statutes 627.652
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nectar: means a sweet solution secreted by the plant extra floral glands (nectaries) or by any part of the flower. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Regulated article: means any article capable of transporting a honeybee pest or an unwanted race of honeybees. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Unwanted race of honeybees: means those natural, genetically isolated subspecies of honeybees which beyond a reasonable doubt can inflict damage to people or animals greater than managed or feral honeybees commonly utilized in North America. See Florida Statutes 586.02
  • veteran: means a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under honorable conditions only or who later received an upgraded discharge under honorable conditions, notwithstanding any action by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on individuals discharged or released with other than honorable discharges. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01