K.A.R. 40-4-36.  Accident and sickness insurance; conversion policies; reasonable notice of right to convert.  (a)  The requirements for reasonable notice by the insurer of the right to convert specified in K.S.A. 40-19c06, K.S.A. 40-2209, and K.S.A. 40-3209, and amendments thereto, shall be fulfilled if, during the 18-month continuation period, a form meeting the following requirements is transmitted to the person eligible for conversion:

(1)       Describes the conversion options;

(2)       describes the premiums or subscriber’s charges for each option;

(3)       provides instructions regarding the action required to effect conversion; and

(4)       describes the availability of types of coverage through the Kansas health insurance association.

 (b) Insurers may include provisions in their group policies, subscription agreements, and certificates of coverage that are necessary to identify or obtain identification of persons and events that would activate the continuation and conversion rights created by K.S.A. 40-19c06, K.S.A. 40-2209, and K.S.A. 40-3209, and amendments thereto. (Authorized by K.S.A. 40-103 and K.S.A. 2007 Supp. 40-2209, as amended by L. 2008, Ch. 164, §5; implementing K.S.A. 2007 Supp. 40-19c06, as amended by L. 2008, Ch. 164, §3, 40-2209, as amended by L. 2008, Ch. 164, §5, and 40-3209, as amended by L. 2008, Ch. 164, §7; effective, T-86-3, Jan. 9, 1985; effective May 1, 1985; amended May 1, 1986; amended May 29, 1998; amended April 25, 2003; amended September 4, 2009.)