Subject to subsection (b) of this section, nothing in this part (or part C of this subchapter insofar as it applies to this part) shall be construed to prevent a State from establishing, implementing, or continuing in effect standards and requirements unless such standards and requirements prevent the application of a requirement of this part.
(b) Rules of construction
(1)Nothing in this part (or part C of this subchapter insofar as it applies to this part) shall be construed to affect or modify the provisions of section
1144 of title
(2)Nothing in this part (other than section
300gg–51 of this title) shall be construed as requiring health insurance coverage offered in the individual market to provide specific benefits under the terms of such coverage.
(c) Application of part A provisions
(1) In general
The provisions of part A shall apply to health insurance issuers providing health insurance coverage in the individual market in a State as provided for in such part.
To the extent that any provision of this part conflicts with a provision of part A with respect to health insurance issuers providing health insurance coverage in the individual market in a State, the provisions of such part A shall apply.
1996—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–204, § 605(b)(3), designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 104–204applicable to health insurance coverage offered, sold, issued, renewed, in effect, or operated in the individual market on or after Jan. 1, 1998, see section 605(c) ofPub. L. 104–204, set out as a note under section
300gg–44 of this title.
Section applicable with respect to health insurance coverage offered, sold, issued, renewed, in effect, or operated in the individual market after June 30, 1997, regardless of when a period of creditable coverage occurs, see section 111(b) ofPub. L. 104–191, set out as a note under section
300gg–41 of this title.
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