Wis. Admin. Code Office of the Commissioner of Insurance § Ins 3.43 - High limit comprehensive plan of benefits

Current through March 28, 2022

(1)A policy form providing a high limit comprehensive plan of benefits may be approved as an individual conversion policy as provided by s. 632.897(4) (b), Stats., if it provides comprehensive coverage of expenses of hospital, surgical and medical services of not less than the following:
(a) A lifetime maximum benefit of $250,000.
(b) Payment of benefits at the rate of 80% of covered hospital, medical, and surgical expenses which are in excess of the deductible, until 20% of such expenses in a benefit period reaches $1,000, after which benefits shall be paid at 100% for the remainder of the benefit period; provided, however, benefits for outpatient treatment of mental illness, if covered by the policy, may be limited as provided in par. (g), and surgical expenses shall be covered at a usual, customary and reasonable level.
(c) A deductible for each benefit period of at least $250 and not more than $500 except that the deductible shall be at least $250 and not more than $1,000 for each benefit period for a policy insuring members of a family. All covered expenses of any insured family member may be applied to satisfy the deductible.
(d) A "benefit period" shall be defined as a calendar year.
(e) Payment for all services covered under the contract by any licensed health care professional qualified to provide the services; except payment for psychologists' services may be conditioned upon referral or supervision by a physician.
(f) Payment of benefits for maternity, subject to the limitations in pars. (a), (b), and (c), if maternity was covered under the prior policy.
(g) Benefits for outpatient treatment of mental illness, if provided by the policy, may be limited to either of the following coverages at the option of the insurer:
1. At least 50% of usual, customary and reasonable expenses which are in excess of the policy deductible, subject to the policy lifetime maximum.
2. The minimum benefits for group policies described in s. 632.89(2) (d), Stats.
(2)The filing procedures of s. Ins 6.05, shall apply to policy forms filed as individual conversion policies.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Office of the Commissioner of Insurance § Ins 3.43
Cr. Register, April, 1981, No. 304, eff. 5-1-81; am. (1) (b) and (e), cr. (1) (f) and (g), Register, October, 1982, No. 322, eff. 11-1-82; correction in (2) made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register, January, 1999, No. 517.

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