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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 33 - 20 E- 11 §33-20E-11. Eligibility for coverage.
(a) Only those health care providers who are unable to obtain medical professional liability insurance because it is not available through the voluntary insurance market from insurers licensed to transact insurance in West Virginia at rates approved by the commissioner are eligible to obtain coverage through the association: Provided, That any health care provider who can obtain medical professional liability insurance only pursuant to a "consent to" or "guide A" rate agreement will remain eligible to obtain coverage through the association. Any health care provider who has medical professional liability insurance pursuant to article twelve of chapter twenty-nine of this code is not eligible to obtain insurance through the association.

(b) The commissioner shall designate, based upon market conditions, the categories of health care providers who are eligible to obtain coverage from the association.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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