26 U.S. Code § 9803 - Guaranteed renewability in multiemployer plans and certain multiple employer welfare arrangements
(a) In general
A group health plan which is a multiemployer plan (as defined in section 414 (f)) or which is a multiple employer welfare arrangement may not deny an employer continued access to the same or different coverage under such plan, other than—
(5) in the case of a plan that offers benefits through a network plan, because there is no longer any individual enrolled through the employer who lives, resides, or works in the service area of the network plan and the plan applies this paragraph uniformly without regard to the claims experience of employers or a factor described in section 9802 (a)(1) in relation to such individuals or their dependents; or
Source(Added Pub. L. 104–191, title IV, § 401(a),Aug. 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 2079.)
References in Text
Section 3(40) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, referred to in subsec. (b), is classified to section 1002 (40) of Title 29, Labor.
The date of the enactment of this section, referred to in subsec. (b), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 104–191, which was approved Aug. 21, 1996.