Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) means the temporary high risk health insurance pool plan (sometimes referred to as a qualified high risk pool) that provides coverage in a State, or combination of States, in accordance with the requirements of section 1101 of the Affordable Care Act and this part. The term PCIP program is generally used to describe the national program the Secretary is charged with carrying out, under which States or non-profit entities operate individual PCIPs.


45 CFR § 152.2

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For purposes of this part the following definitions apply:

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