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2009 Florida Statutes

Section 627.565, Florida Statutes 2009

627.565  Certificate.--A group life insurance policy shall provide that the insurer will issue to the policyholder for delivery to each person insured an individual certificate containing the group number and describing the insurance protection to which the certificateholder is entitled, those to whom the insurance benefits are payable, any dependent's coverage included in the certificate, the rights and conditions set forth in ss. 627.566, 627.567, and 627.568, the person to whom the insurance benefits are payable, and the person insured; except that for employee groups as defined in s. 627.552 the certificate may, in lieu of including the name of the person insured and the person to whom benefits are payable, contain the following statement prominently displayed in 10-point type or larger and in a contrasting color: "This certificate provides life insurance for the employees and dependents, if applicable, of (employer's name and address) under (group contract number). The employee shall be given a copy of the group enrollment application. The benefits are payable to the beneficiaries of record designated by the employee." Current records shall be maintained by the employer and the insurer of all insured persons and beneficiaries.

History.--s. 538, ch. 59-205; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 436, 448, 809(2nd), ch. 82-243; s. 79, ch. 82-386; s. 1, ch. 86-43; s. 114, ch. 92-318.