3961.06 Cancellation of membership in plan.

(A) A discount medical plan organization shall permit members to cancel membership in a discount medical plan at any time.

(B) If a member gives notice of cancellation within thirty days after the date the member receives the written document described in division (C) of section 3961.04 of the Revised Code for the discount medical plan, the discount medical plan organization, within thirty days of the member giving notice of cancellation, shall fully refund any fees except for a nominal fee associated with enrollment costs that shall not exceed thirty dollars.

(C) A discount medical plan organization shall not charge or collect a periodic fee after the member has returned to the organization the member's discount medical plan card or given the organization notice of cancellation.

(D) Cancellation of membership in a discount medical plan occurs when the member gives notice of cancellation to the discount medical plan organization or marketer by delivering the notice by hand, depositing the notice in a mailbox if the notice is properly addressed to the discount medical plan organization or marketer and postage is prepaid, or sending an electronic message to the discount medical plan organization's or marketer's electronic message address.

(E) A discount medical plan organization shall make a pro rata reimbursement of all periodic fees charged to a member, less nominal fees associated with enrollment, if a discount medical plan organization cancels a member's membership for any reason other than the member's failure to pay fees.

Effective Date: 03-23-2007