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Subchapter 002 : CONTINUATION AND CONVERSION OF GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 4090b)
§ 4090b. Continuation; notice; terms
(a) A person electing continuation shall notify the insurer, or the policyholder, or the contractor, or agent for the group if the policyholder did not contract for the policy directly with the insurer, of such election in writing within 60 days after receiving notice following the occurrence of a qualifying event pursuant to subsection 4090a(e) of this title. Notice of election to continue under the group policy shall be accompanied by the initial contribution, which shall include payment for the period from the qualifying event through the end of the month in which the election is made.
(b) Contributions shall be due on a monthly basis in advance to the insurer or the insurer’s agent, and shall not be more than 102 percent of the group rate for the insurance being continued under the group policy on the due date of each payment. (Added 1983, No. 165 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1985, No. 184 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2001, No. 121 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. June 5, 2002; 2009, No. 61, § 15, eff. June 2, 2009.)