Continuation option to be offered.
Every health maintenance organization that issues agreements providing group coverage for hospital or medical care shall offer the agreement holder an option to include an agreement provision granting a person who becomes ineligible for coverage under the group agreement, the right to continue the group benefits for a period of time and at a rate agreed upon. The agreement provision shall provide that when such coverage terminates the covered person may convert to an agreement as provided in RCW 48.46.450.
[1984 c 190 § 8.]
| Legislative intent -- Severability -- 1984 c 190: See notes following RCW 48.21.250.|
Application -- 1984 c 190 §§ 2, 5, and 8: See note following RCW 48.21.250.