Section 10117

(a)

A policy of disability insurance, self-insured employee welfare benefit plan, or nonprofit hospital service plan may not provide an exception for other coverage where the other coverage is entitlement to Medi-Cal benefits under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 14000) or Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14500) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, or medicaid benefits under Subchapter 19 (commencing with Section 1396) of Chapter 7 of Title 42 of the United States Code. Each policy of disability insurance shall be interpreted not to provide an exception for those Medi-Cal or medicaid benefits.

(b)

A policy of disability insurance may not provide that the benefits payable thereunder are subject to reduction if the individual insured has entitlement to such Medi-Cal benefits.

(c)

A policy of disability insurance, self-insured employee welfare benefit plan, or nonprofit hospital service plan shall not provide an exception for enrollment for benefits because of an applicants entitlement to Medi-Cal benefits under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 14000) or Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14500) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, or medicaid benefits under Subchapter 19 (commencing with Section 1396) of Chapter 7 of Title 42 of the United States Code.

Location: https://www.weblaws.org/california/codes/ca_ins_code_section_10117.

Original source: https://­leginfo.­legislature.­ca.­gov/­faces/­codes_displaySection.­xhtml?lawCode=INS&sectionNum=10117.­ External link icon (last accessed December 5, 2016).