Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–621.06. Types of benefits.

(a) The benefits provided under the health benefit plans shall include benefits for costs associated with care in a general hospital and for health services of a catastrophic nature and may include at a minimum the following benefits:

(1) Hospital benefits;

(2) Managed care;

(3) Office visits;

(4) Substance abuse;

(5) Well baby care;

(6) Prescription drugs;

(7) Obstetrical benefits;

(8) Mental health benefits; and

(9) Hospice care.

(b) Each contract issued under § 1-621.05 shall comply with the provisions of Chapter 31 of Title 31.


(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 2106; as added Oct. 1, 1987, D.C. Law 7-27, § 2(d), 34 DCR 5079.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-622.6.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 32-706.

Cross References

Employees Health Benefits Program, self-financed coverage, see § 32-706.