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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 627
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F.S. 627.4237
627.4237 Sickness disability or disability due to sickness.Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the term “sickness disability” or “disability due to sickness,” as used in individual or group disability insurance policies 1issued in this state on or after October 1, 1992, includes any restriction of a health care practitioner’s ability to perform her or his 2occupation because of action taken by the state licensing board as a result of the practitioner’s testing positive on a human immunodeficiency virus test. The provisions of this section do not require payment of disability income benefits under any policy without the insured experiencing an actual loss of income as may be required under the terms of the policy as a condition of receiving such benefits.
History.s. 120, ch. 92-33; s. 1, ch. 92-171; s. 330, ch. 97-102.
1Note.Section 1, ch. 92-171, used the word “delivered” instead of the word “issued.”
2Note.Section 1, ch. 92-171, used the word “profession” instead of the word “occupation.”