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SECTION 2617
Unfair discrimination for the use of prescriptions to block the effects of opioids
Insurance (ISC) CHAPTER 28, ARTICLE 26
§ 2617. Unfair discrimination for the use of prescriptions to block
the effects of opioids. No insurer or entity authorized to issue the
kinds of insurance specified in paragraphs one or two of subsection (a)
of section one thousand one hundred thirteen of this chapter shall
refuse to issue a life insurance policy or annuity contract or adjust
the amount of premiums, or rates, charged for life insurance policies or
annuity contracts for any individual solely because such individual has
been prescribed medication used to block the effects of opioids,
including, but not limited to, Naloxone and Narcan, unless such action
is based on sound actuarial principles or actual or reasonably
anticipated experience.