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Title 33, Chapter 24, Section 47.1 (33-24-47.1)

(a) This Code section shall apply only to policies, contracts, or certificates of insurance insuring against loss resulting from sickness or from bodily injury or death by accident, or both, or any contract to furnish ambulance service in the future governed by the provisions of Chapters 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 30 of this title.

(b) No insurer shall refuse to renew a policy to which this Code section applies unless a written notice of nonrenewal is mailed or delivered in person to the group policyholder. Such notice stating the time when nonrenewal will be effective, which shall not be less than 60 days from the date of mailing or delivery of such notice of nonrenewal or such longer period as may be provided in the contract or by statute, shall be delivered in person or by depositing the notice in the United States mails to be dispatched by at least first-class mail to the last address of record of the group policyholder and receiving the receipt provided by the United States Postal Service or such other evidence of mailing as prescribed or accepted by the United States Postal Service.

(c) Notice to the group policyholder shall not be required by this Code section when a group or blanket accident and sickness policy is canceled by an insurer for nonpayment of any premium at the expiration of the 31 day grace period as required by Code Section 33-30-4 or when the group policyholder has given any required written notice of termination to the insurer.

(d) A notice of termination of a policy to which this Code section applies shall be mailed or delivered to the group policyholder and to each employer group or subgroup insured under the policy not less than 60 days prior to the effective date of the termination of the policy. A notice of termination shall be mailed or delivered in the same manner provided in subsection (b) of this Code section for a notice of nonrenewal.

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