Alaska Statutes.
Title 21. Insurance
Chapter 36. Trade Practices and Frauds
Section 155. Health Discount Plans.
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AS 21.36.155. Health Discount Plans.

(a) A person may not sell, market, promote, advertise, or otherwise distribute a health discount plan unless

(1) each advertisement, policy, document, information, statement, or other communication regarding the health discount plan and the plan itself contain a statement, in bold and prominent type, that the health discount plan is not insurance;

(2) the discounts offered under the health discount plan are specifically authorized by a contract with each provider of the services or supplies listed in conjunction with the plan;

(3) the health discount plan states the name, address, and telephone number of the administrator of the plan;

(4) the person makes readily available to the consumer a complete, accurate, and up-to-date list of providers participating in the plan that offer discounted health care services or supplies in the consumer's local area and the discounts offered by the providers;

(5) the person provides the consumer the right to cancel the health discount plan within 30 days after purchase of the plan; and

(6) the person provides the consumer with a full refund of all payments made, except for a nominal processing fee, within 30 days after notification of cancellation of the plan under (5) of this subsection.

(b) The director may adopt regulations to implement this section and to establish additional requirements intended to prohibit unfair or deceptive practices relating to health discount plans.

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