Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 12. Kinds of Insurance, Limits of Risk, and Reinsurance
Section 50. Health and Health Care Insurance Defined.
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AS 21.12.050. Health and Health Care Insurance Defined.

(a) Health insurance is insurance of human beings (1) against bodily injury, disablement, or death by accident or accidental means; (2) against the resulting expenses of the injury, disablement, or death; (3) against disablement or expense resulting from sickness or childbirth; (4) against expense incurred in prevention of sickness; (5) for dental care; and (6) including every insurance that applies to injury, disablement, or death. Transaction of health insurance includes disability insurance and stop-loss insurance but does not include workers' compensation insurance. Health care insurance described in (b) of this section is a type of health insurance under this subsection.

(b) Health care insurance means that part of health insurance that provides benefits for medical care whether provided directly, through reimbursement, or other method.

(c) In this section, "stop-loss insurance" means insurance purchased by a self-insured employer to cover benefits the employer incurs in excess of a preset limit.

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