Sections
Subchapter 1 Generally 4061 – 4089k
Subchapter 1A Health Care Ombudsman 4090
Subchapter 2 Continuation and Conversion of Group Health Insurance Policies 4090a – 4090g
Subchapter 3 Group Health Insurance Termination and Replacement 4091a – 4091f
Subchapter 4 Newborn Infants 4092
Subchapter 5 Home Health Services 4095 – 4096
Subchapter 6A Reproductive Health 4099c – 4099d
Subchapter 7 Mammograms 4100a
Subchapter 8 Children 4100b – 4100d
Subchapter 9 Off-label Use of Prescription Drugs for Cancer 4100e
Subchapter 10 Prostate and Colorectal Cancer Screening; Coverage Required 4100f – 4100g
Subchapter 11 Orally Administered Anticancer Medication 4100h
Subchapter 12 Coverage for Dental Procedures 4100i
Subchapter 13 Tobacco Cessation 4100j
Subchapter 14 Telemedicine 4100k

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 8 > Chapter 107

  • 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.
  • annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Carrier: means an insurance company, a nonprofit medical or hospital service corporation, or a health maintenance organization which issues or provides a group health insurance policy or subscriber contract. See
  • complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • decedent: A deceased person.
  • dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, company, association, or copartnership shall mean organized under the laws of this State; "foreign" when so applied, shall mean organized under the laws of another state, government, or country. See
  • entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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.
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Group health insurance policy or subscriber contract: means a policy or contract which meets the following conditions:

  • guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Health plan: shall include a group health plan as defined under Section 607(1) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and a nongroup plan as defined in section 4080b of this title. See
  • Home health agency: means a nonprofit home health agency which has been certified under Title 18 of the Social Security Act (42 U. See
  • Home health care: means care and treatment provided by a home health agency and designed and supervised by a physician, without which care and treatment a person would require institutionalization in a hospital or skilled nursing facility as those are defined by Medicare regulations. See
  • insurance: means an agreement to indemnify or otherwise assume an obligation, provide services or any other thing of value on the happening of a particular event or contingency, or to provide indemnity for loss with respect to a specified subject by specified circumstances in return for a consideration. See
  • insured: as used in this chapter , shall not be construed as preventing a person other than the insured with 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 therein. See
  • Insurer: shall include any entity providing health insurance or a health plan, a health maintenance organization as defined in subdivision 5101(2) of this title, or a hospital or medical service corporation as defined in chapters 123 and 125 of this title. See
  • 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.
  • liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Month: shall mean a calendar month and "year" shall mean a calendar year and be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See
  • Municipality: shall include a city, town, town school district, incorporated school or fire district or incorporated village, and all other governmental incorporated units. See
  • 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: shall include any natural person, corporation, municipality, the State of Vermont or any department, agency, or subdivision of the State, and any partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See
  • Psychiatric disability: means an impairment of thought, mood, perception, orientation, or memory that limits one or more major life activities but does not include intellectual disability. See
  • public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • said: when used by way of reference to a person or thing shall apply to the same person or thing last mentioned. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.