1. The purpose of this chapter is to protect, subject to certain limitations, the
persons specified in section 508C.3, subsection 1, against failure in the performance of contractual obligations under life, health,
and annuity policies, plans, or contracts specified in section 508C.3, subsection 2, because of the impairment or insolvency of the member insurer which issued the policies,
plans, or contracts.
2. To provide this protection, an association of member insurers is created to enable
the guaranty of payments of benefits and continuation of coverages as limited by this
chapter. Members of the association are subject to assessment to provide funds to carry out
the purpose of this chapter.
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