Ind. Code § 27-8-11-9. Preferred provider agreement prohibition: Accident and Sickness Insurance–Reimbursement Agreements – IndianaStatus: Enacted
Year Enacted: 2007
Prohibits most favored nation clauses, or clauses having a similar effect, in an agreement between an insurance carrier and a participating provider. A most favored nation clause is an agreement between a payer and a provider that typically requires a provider to give the payer the lowest rate granted to any other comparable payer, which can be anticompetitive by encouraging oligopolistic pricing by large payers and increasing barriers for new entrants.
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