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Insurance Code - INS

DIVISION 2. CLASSES OF INSURANCE [1880 - 12880.5]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 145. )

PART 2. LIFE AND DISABILITY INSURANCE [10110 - 11549]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 145. )

CHAPTER 9. The Private Health Care Voluntary Purchasing Alliance Act [10800 - 10887]

  ( Chapter 9 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 916, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 10. Exemptions [10885 - 10887]
  ( Article 10 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 916, Sec. 1. )

10885.
  

Purchasing alliances shall be exempt from requirements of licensure as a health care service plan or solicitor under Chapter 2.2 (commencing with Section 1340) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 916, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1997.)

10886.
  

For purposes of carrier product disclosure, a purchasing alliance shall be considered an entity that provides administrative services, as is described in paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Section 10705. As such, a purchasing alliance shall not be required to provide a summary of those plans offered by participating carriers outside of the purchasing alliance with whom they have contracted. A purchasing alliance shall be required to provide a summary brochure of all benefit plan designs that the purchasing alliance offers to employers or small employers.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 916, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1997.)

10887.
  

Except as provided in subdivision (c) of Section 10820, nothing in this chapter shall apply to a health care service plan licensed under the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975 (Chapter 2.2 (commencing with Section 1340) of the Health and Safety Code) when operating within the scope of that license and not contracting with a purchasing alliance registered under this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 916, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1997.)

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