What is certificate of group health plan coverage?

A group health plan is one in which the named insured of the policy is an entity or other conglomeration of people who are insome way related to each other by employment, interest, or in some other way. The policy is itself issued to that entity or group. Like other insurance policies, the group policy specifies that which is covered, excluded, excepted, and other terms and conditions of coverage.

A certificate of group health plan coverage is that document which each member of the group (who opt in to participation in the coverage) get to evidence coverage and participation. The certificate may contain a summary of the terms and conditions of coverage, but will in all events refer back to the master policy for the complete terms and conditions of coverage.
A group health plan is one in which the named insured of the policy is an entity or other conglomeration of people who are insome way related to each other by employment, interest, or in some other way. The policy is itself issued to that entity or group. Like other insurance policies, the group policy specifies that which is covered, excluded, excepted, and other terms and conditions of coverage.

A certificate of group health plan coverage is that document which each member of the group (who opt in to participation in the coverage) get to evidence coverage and participation. The certificate may contain a summary of the terms and conditions of coverage, but will in all events refer back to the master policy for the complete terms and conditions of coverage.