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Any workers' compensation insurance policy issued to cover a risk in this state shall include provisions giving the insured employer the option of choosing a deductible based upon the employer's financial ability to repay the insurer any amounts expended by the insurer on behalf of the employer.
The deductible may be an amount ranging from five hundred dollars ($500) to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), in increments of five hundred dollars ($500), or the amount of five thousand dollars ($5,000) or ten thousand dollars ($10,000). In exercising his authority to approve the form of the policy to be issued, the superintendent of insurance shall not approve any policy form that permits, directly or indirectly, any part of the deductible to be charged to or passed on to the worker.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 59A. Insurance Code § 59A-33-14. Workers' compensation policies to provide for deductible provision at option of insured - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-59a-insurance-code/nm-st-sect-59a-33-14/
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