Rule 20:06:13:79 Guaranteed issue.
20:06:13:79. Guaranteed issue.
With respect to an eligible person, an issuer may not deny or condition the
issuance or effectiveness of a Medicare supplement policy described in
§ 20:06:13:81 that is offered and is available for issuance to a new
enrollee by the issuer, may not discriminate in the pricing of a Medicare
supplement policy because of the eligible person's health status, claims
experience, receipt of health care, or medical condition, and may not impose an
exclusion of benefits based on a preexisting condition under a Medicare
25 SDR 44, effective September 30, 1998.
Authority: SDCL 58-17A-2(2)(5)(11).
Implemented: SDCL 58-17A-2(2)(5)(11), 58-17A-17.
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