§5-16-17. Preexisting conditions not covered; defined

Published: 2015

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WVC 5 - 16 - 17

§5-16-17. Preexisting conditions not covered; defined.

A preexisting condition is an injury, or sickness, or any

condition relating to that injury, or sickness, for which a

participant is diagnosed, receives treatment, or incurs expenses

prior to the effective date of coverage.

For all participants enrolling in the plan after the effective

date of this section, payment shall be made for expenses incurred

for or in connection with a preexisting condition: Provided, That

participants may enroll or make plan selections only at the time of

hire, during annual open enrollment or upon the occurrence of a

"qualifying event" under section 125 of the United States Internal

Revenue Code.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

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