58-53-1 Definitions
58-53-5 Continuation of group hospital, surgical, and major medical coverage after termination of employment or membership
58-53-10 Eligibility
58-53-15 Exception
58-53-20 Benefits not included
58-53-25 Notification to employee
58-53-30 Payment of premiums
58-53-35 Termination of continuation
58-53-40 Notification
58-53-41 Extension of election period and effect on coverage
58-53-45 Right to obtain individual policy upon termination of group hospital, surgical or major medical coverage
58-53-50 Restrictions
58-53-55 Time limit
58-53-60 Premium
58-53-65 Coverage
58-53-70 Exclusions
58-53-75 Information
58-53-80 Excess benefits
58-53-85 Preexisting conditions
58-53-90 Basic coverage plans
58-53-95 Major medical plans
58-53-100 Alternative plans
58-53-105 Insurer option
58-53-110 Other conversion provisions
58-53-115 Article inapplicable to certain plans

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 58 > Article 53

  • converted policy: means an individual health insurance policy issued by an insurance company or an individual contract issued by a service corporation or health maintenance organization or similar corporation or organization. See North Carolina General Statutes 58-53-1
  • employee: includes an insured spouse or dependent of a member or of an employee. See North Carolina General Statutes 58-53-1
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Group policy: means a group accident and health insurance policy issued by an insurance company and a group contract issued by a service corporation or health maintenance organization or similar corporation or organization. See North Carolina General Statutes 58-53-1
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • insured: refer to coverage under a group policy, individual policy or converted policy on a premium-paying basis, and do not include coverage provided by reason of a disability extension. See North Carolina General Statutes 58-53-1
  • Insurer: means the entity issuing a group policy or an individual or converted policy. See North Carolina General Statutes 58-53-1
  • Medicare: means Title XVIII of the United States Social Security Act as added by the Social Security Amendments of 1965 or as later amended or superseded. See North Carolina General Statutes 58-53-1
  • Premium: includes any premium or other consideration payable for coverage under a group or individual policy. See North Carolina General Statutes 58-53-1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3