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.