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