11 NCAC 12 .0546             DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER

No insurer shall exclude a clinical diagnosis of cancer if, in the opinion of the attending physician, a positive diagnosis can not otherwise be made without jeopardizing the life of the claimant. The insurer may require that there be definitive treatment for cancer. The insurer may require confirmation of the diagnosis, at the insurer's expense, by a physician not associated with the attending physician.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 58-2-40; 58-51-1; 58-51-95; 58-65-40;

Eff. September 26, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 1, 2018.