Part 1 General Provisions
Part 2 Group Policies
Part 3 Cost Reporting

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 56 > Chapter 26

  • accident and sickness insurance: includes any policy or contract covering insurance against loss resulting from sickness or from bodily injury or death by accident, or both. See
  • Charge data: means information and figures concerning the dollar amount billed by hospitals to patients on account of care, services, goods, accommodations, facilities and equipment furnished by or in a hospital. See
  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See
  • Department: means the department of commerce and insurance. See
  • Employees: includes the officers, managers and employees of the employer, the individual proprietor or partner if the employer is an individual proprietor or partnership, the officers, managers and employees of subsidiary or affiliated corporations, and the individual proprietors, partners and employees of individuals and firms, if the business of the employer and the individual or firm is under common control through stock ownership, contract, or otherwise. See
  • Foreign: when used without limitation, includes all companies formed by authority of any other state or government. See
  • Group accident and health insurance: means that form of accident and health insurance covering groups of persons as defined in the policy, with or without one (1) or more members of their families or one (1) or more of their dependents, or covering one (1) or more members of the families or one (1) or more dependents, under a policy issued to an employer or trustees of a fund established by an employer, or to an association, a labor union or the trustees of a fund established by a labor union or an association, or the trustees of a fund established by two (2) or more employers in the same or related industry, or by one (1) or more labor unions or by one (1) or more employers and one (1) or more labor unions, or to a creditor or vendor in connection with a credit transaction (except for insurance regulated by or provided for in §. See
  • Hospital: means any institution, place, building or agency as defined by §. See
  • insurance company: includes all corporations, associations, partnerships, or individuals engaged as principals in the business of insurance. See
  • Insured: as used in this chapter , shall not be construed as preventing a person other than the insured with a proper insurable interest from making application for, and owning a policy covering the insured, or from being entitled under such a policy to any indemnities, benefits and rights provided in the policy. See
  • Major purchasers: means persons who have health insurance coverage and who consist of one hundred (100) employees or more under a group plan of insurance. See
  • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Person: means any association, aggregate of individuals, business, company, corporation, individual, joint-stock company, Lloyds-type organization, organization, partnership, receiver, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, trustee or society. See
  • renewable at option of company: refers to and may be used only in policies under which the company reserves the right to cancel or nonrenew the policy of any individual insured either on any date on which a premium becomes due, or on the policy anniversary, or at any other date subject to refund of any unearned premium. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105