Sec. 1 . (a) As used in this chapter, “accident and sickness insurance policy” means an insurance policy that provides one (1) or more of the types of insurance described in IC 27-1-5-1 , classes 1(b) and 2(a).
(b) The term does not include the following:
(1) Accident only, credit, dental, vision, Medicare supplement, long term care, or disability income insurance.
(2) Coverage issued as a supplement to liability insurance.
(3) Worker's compensation or similar insurance.
(4) Automobile medical payment insurance.
(5) A specified disease policy.
(6) A short term insurance plan that:
(A) may be renewed for the greater of:
(i) thirty-six (36) months; or
(ii) the maximum period permitted under federal law;
(B) has a term of not more than three hundred sixty-four (364) days; and
(C) has an annual limit of at least two million dollars ($2,000,000).
(7) A policy that provides indemnity benefits not based on any expense incurred requirement, including a plan that provides coverage for:
(A) hospital confinement, critical illness, or intensive care; or
(B) gaps for deductibles or copayments.
(8) A supplemental plan that always pays in addition to other coverage.
(9) A student health plan.
(10) An employer sponsored health benefit plan that is:
(A) provided to individuals who are eligible for Medicare; and
(B) not marketed as, or held out to be, a Medicare supplement policy.
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