WVC 33 - 23 - 35
§33-23-35. Continuum of care services.
Any society which, on or after the first day of July, one
thousand nine hundred eighty-six, delivers or issues for delivery
in this state any policy under the provisions of subdivision (e),
subsection (1), section seventeen of this article, shall make
available for purchase, at a reasonable rate, supplemental
insurance coverage for continuum of care services pursuant to
article five-d, chapter sixteen of this code: Provided,
insurance carrier required to provide supplemental insurance
coverage for continuum of care services hereunder shall not be
required to expend funds for underwriting such supplemental
coverage until the continuum of care board, in cooperation with the
West Virginia state insurance commissioner, shall have completed a
written master plan related to insurance coverage as set forth in
section five, article five-d, chapter sixteen of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended,
including, but not limited to, the specific standards and coverages
to be provided in such supplemental coverage: Provided, however,
That a public hearing shall be held pursuant to the provisions of
chapter twenty-nine-a of this code applicable to such proceedings
prior to the considerations of the aforesaid plan by said board.
The rates for continuum of care coverage shall accurately reflect
the cost of such coverage and shall not be subsidized by the rate
structure for any other coverage.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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