K.A.R. 40-4-35. Medicare supplement policies; minimum standards; requirements.  (a) The Kansas insurance department’s “policy and procedure to implement medicare supplement insurance minimum standards,” including the appendices, dated May 28, 2009, is hereby adopted by reference, except for sections 1, 2, 25, and 26.

(b)       This regulation shall supersede any other Kansas insurance department regulation to the extent that the other regulation or any provision of it is inconsistent with or contrary to this regulation.  

(c)        If any provision of the document adopted in subsection (a) or the application of any provision of this document to any person or circumstance is for any reason deemed invalid, the remainder of this regulation and the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected.  (Authorized by K.S.A. 40-103, K.S.A. 40-2221, and K.S.A. 40-2404a; implementing K.S.A. 2008 Supp. 40-2215, K.S.A. 40-2221, and K.S.A. 40-2403; effective May 1, 1982; amended May 1, 1984; amended May 1, 1986; effective, T-40-12-16-88, Dec. 16, 1988; amended, T-40-3-31-89, March 31, 1989; amended June 5, 1989; amended Oct. 15, 1990; amended April 1, 1992; amended May 24, 1996; amended, T-40-3-18-99, April 29, 1999; amended Aug. 20, 1999; amended Jan. 1, 2001; amended Sept. 7, 2001; amended Aug. 26, 2005; amended Effective June 26, 2009.)