27. The heir or legatee of a deceased insured person shall, within 3 months of the insured person’s death, notify the Board thereof, shall return the health insurance card and shall provide the following information:
(1) the deceased’s name, including the usual given name, civil status, date of birth, sex and address as well as the deceased’s health insurance number and social insurance number if available;
(2) the date of the death;
(3) the heir or legatee’s name, including his usual given name, address, telephone number and capacity.
In the case of a death that occured in Québec, the person who declares the death of an insured person to the registrar of civil status is deemed to have notified the Board.
Notwithstanding the second paragraph, the deceased insured person’s heir or legatee shall, upon the Board’s request, supply the information provided for in the first paragraph.
O.C. 1470-92, s. 27; O.C. 505-96, s. 12; O.C. 552-2001, s. 20.