Code of the District of Columbia

§ 31–3462. Applicability of federal health acts to multiple employer welfare arrangements.

(a) Requirements in the federal health acts incorporated by reference in § 31-3461(a) that apply to the small group market shall apply to health benefit plans offered by multiple employer welfare arrangements including associations or any other entity, if the plan covers an employee of a small employer, as that term is defined in § 31-3301.01(42), in the District.

(b) Requirements in the federal health acts incorporated by reference in § 31-3461(a) that apply to insurers in the individual market shall apply to health benefit plans offered by multiple employer welfare arrangements, including associations or any other entities, if the plan covers an individual in the District who is not an employee or dependent of a participating employer.


(May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-265, § 101a; as added Mar. 22, 2019, D.C. Law 22-266, § 4(b), 66 DCR 1423.)