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As used in this chapter, the following words have the meanings ascribed herein unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
(a) “Health insurance policy” means any individual, group, blanket or franchise insurance policy, insurance agreement or group hospital service contract which provides benefits for dental care expenses incurred as a result of an accident or sickness;
(b) “Employee benefit plan” means any plan, fund or program heretofore or hereafter established or maintained by an employer or by an employee organization, or by both, to the extent that such plan, fund or program was established or is maintained for the purpose of providing for its participants or their beneficiaries, through the purchase of insurance or otherwise, dental care benefits in the event of accident or sickness;
(c) “Dental care services” means those general and usual services furnished to any person for the purpose of preventing, alleviating, curing or healing human dental illness or injury as defined in Sections 73-9-1 through 73-9-65, Mississippi Code of 1972.
(d) “Dentist” means any person who furnishes dental care services and who is licensed as a dentist by the State of Mississippi.
The California State Agency for Donated Food Distribution may send representatives out of this state for the purpose of inspecting food commodities or conferring with federal and other state officials, provided the traveling and expenses have been approved by the Governor and by the Department of Finance. The out-of-state travel shall not come within the limitation imposed in Section 33335 or 71049.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 83. Insurance § 83-51-1. Definitions - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-83-insurance/ms-code-sect-83-51-1.html
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