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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsAdministrative CodeTitle 181200

1217 Unfair Discrimination in Life Insurance, Annuities and Health Insurance on the Basis of Physical or Mental Impairment

1.0 Authority

1.1 This regulation is promulgated pursuant to the authority granted by 18 Del.C. 311, 2312 and 29 Del.C. Chapter 101.

2.0 Purpose

2.1 The purpose of this regulation is to identify specific acts or practices in life insurance, annuities, and health insurance which are prohibited by 18 Del.C. 2304(13).

3.0 Unfairly Discriminatory Acts or Practices

3.1 The following are hereby identified as acts or practices in life and health insurance and annuities which constitute unfair discrimination between individuals of the same class: Refusing to insure, or refusing to continue to insure, or limiting the amount, extent or kind of coverage available to an individual, or charging a different rate for the same coverage solely because of a physical or mental impairment, except where the refusal, limitation or rate differential is based on sound actuarial principles or is related to actual or reasonably anticipated experience.

4.0 Effective Date

4.1 This regulation shall become effective October 1, 2007.

Last Updated: December 12 2018 17:41:11.
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