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Section: HMO to offer coverage for domestic partner.

Statute: 26:2J-4.27

52. Every health maintenance organization contract that is delivered, issued, executed or renewed in this State pursuant to P.L.1973, c.337 (C.26:2J-1 et seq.) or approved for issuance or renewal in this State by the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance, on or after the effective date of P.L.2003, c.246 (C.26:8A-1 et al.), under which dependent coverage is available, shall offer dependent coverage to an enrollee for an enrollee's domestic partner. For the purposes of this section, "domestic partner" means a domestic partner as defined in section 3 of P.L.2003, c.246 (C.26:8A-3). The provisions of this section shall apply to contracts in which the health maintenance organization has reserved the right to change the schedule of charges. L.2003,c.246,s.52.

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