(1) “Death master file” means the United States Social Security Administration's death master file or any
other database or service that is at least as comprehensive as the United States Social
Security Administration's death master file for determining that a person has reportedly
(2) “Death master file match” means a search of the death master file that results in a match of the Social Security
number or the name and date of birth of an insured, annuity owner, or retained asset
(3) “Policy” means any policy or certificate of life insurance that provides a death benefit. The term “policy” shall not include:
(i) Any policy of certificate of life insurance that provides a death benefit under
an employee benefit plan:
(B) Under any federal employee benefit program; or
(ii) Any policy or certificate of life insurance that is used to fund a pre-need funeral
contract or pre-arrangement; or
(iii) Any policy or certificate of credit life or accidental death insurance.
(4) “Contract” means an annuity contract. The term “contract” shall not include an annuity used to fund an employment-based
retirement plan or program where the insurer is not committed by terms of the annuity
contract to pay death benefits to the beneficiaries of specific plan participants.
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