§ 1731.01 Small employer health care alliance definitions
§ 1731.02 Encouraging alliances of small employers to obtain health benefit plans
§ 1731.021 Obtaining certificate of authority from superintendent of insurance
§ 1731.03 Small employer health care alliance powers
§ 1731.04 Provisions of agreement between alliance and insurer
§ 1731.05 Insurers submitting proposals to alliance
§ 1731.06 Applying other laws
§ 1731.07 Premiums exempt from taxation
§ 1731.08 Premiums fully deductible
§ 1731.09 Application of chapter 3924 – alliance business class

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 1731

  • alliance health care program: means a program sponsored by a small employer health care alliance that assists small employer members of such small employer health care alliance or any other small employer health care alliance to obtain coverage for their employees under one or more health benefit plans, and that includes at least one agreement between a small employer health care alliance and an insurer that contains the insurer's agreement to offer and sell one or more health benefit plans to such small employers and contains all of the other features required under section Ohio Code 1731.01
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • beneficiaries: means those eligible employees, retirees, their dependents, and members of their families who are covered by health benefit plans provided by an insurer to enrolled small employers under an alliance program. See Ohio Code 1731.01
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Health benefit plan: means any hospital or medical expense policy of insurance or a health care plan provided by an insurer, including a health insuring corporation plan, provided by or through an insurer, or any combination thereof. See Ohio Code 1731.01
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Insurer: means an insurance company authorized to do the business of sickness and accident insurance in this state or, for the purposes of this chapter, a health insuring corporation authorized to issue health care plans in this state. See Ohio Code 1731.01
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Provider: means a hospital, urgent care facility, nursing home, physician, podiatrist, dentist, pharmacist, chiropractor, certified registered nurse anesthetist, dietitian, or other health care provider licensed by this state, or group of such health care providers. See Ohio Code 1731.01
  • Qualified alliance program: means an alliance program under which health care benefits are provided to one thousand or more participants. See Ohio Code 1731.01
  • small employer health care alliance: means an existing or newly created organization that has been granted a certificate of authority by the superintendent of insurance under section Ohio Code 1731.01
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legislative authority of the United States of America. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • the state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59