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20-2307 - Eligibility; annual open enrollment period
20-2307. Eligibility; annual open enrollment period
A. Except as otherwise provided in this section or section 20-2308 or 20-2309, an accountable health plan may not exclude from coverage any employee or a spouse or a dependent child of the employee if the person meets the eligibility requirements established by the employer.
B. Subsection A of this section does not apply to a period in which an employee is excluded from coverage under the health benefits plan pursuant to an employer requirement that imposes a minimum period of service before the employee and the employee's dependents are eligible for coverage.
C. An accountable health plan may deny enrollment to employees or family members of an employer if the employees or family members are located outside the service area of the accountable health plan and if the denial is applied uniformly without regard to health status-related factors or insurability.
D. An accountable health plan that provides an annual open enrollment period of at least thirty-one days may deny enrollment to a late enrollee until the next annual open enrollment period or may require acceptable evidence of insurability.