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Assignment of incidents of ownership in group, blanket, or franchise health policies.
Section 627.664, Florida Statutes 2005

627.664  Assignment of incidents of ownership in group, blanket, or franchise health policies.--

(1)  No provision of the insurance code or any other law shall be construed to prohibit an insured under any group, blanket, or franchise health insurance policy, or any other person who may be the owner of any incidents of ownership under such policy, from making an assignment of all or any part of his or her incidents of ownership under the policy, including specifically, but not by way of limitation, any right to designate a beneficiary and the right, if any, to have an individual policy issued in accordance with the terms thereof. Subject to the terms of the policy or any contract relating thereto, an assignment by an insured or by any other owner of rights under the policy is valid for the purpose of vesting in the assignee, in accordance with any provisions included therein as to the time at which it is to be effective, all incidents of ownership so assigned, but without prejudice to the company on account of any payment it may make or individual policy it may issue prior to receipt of notice of the assignment.

(2)  The purpose of subsection (1) is to declare and codify existing rights under policies of the types described therein.

History.--ss. 2, 3, ch. 70-10; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 515, 523, 809(2nd), ch. 82-243; s. 79, ch. 82-386; s. 114, ch. 92-318; s. 350, ch. 97-102.