Section 1626 of the California Insurance Code reads, in part:
(a) A life licensee is a person authorized to act as a life agent. Licenses to act as a life agent under this chapter shall be of the following types:
(2) Accident and health, which license shall entitle the licensee to transact insurance coverage for sickness, bodily injury, or accidental death and may include benefits for disability income.
(b) An accident and health agent licensee is also authorized to transact 24-hour care coverage, as defined in Section 1749.02, pursuant to the requirements of subdivision (d) of Section 1749 or subdivision (d) of Section 1749.33.