Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 176O, § 4. Refusal of carriers to contract with eligible health, dental or vision care providers solely because providers have practiced good faith advocacy on behalf of patients: Health Insurance Consumer Protections – Massachusetts

Status: Enacted
Year Enacted: 2000
Year Amended: 2006
File: Download

A carrier, including a dental or vision carrier, shall not refuse to contract with or compensate for covered services an otherwise eligible health, dental or vision care provider solely because such provider has in good faith communicated with or advocated on behalf of one or more of his prospective, current or former patients regarding the provisions, terms or requirements of the carrier’s benefit plans as they relate to the needs of such provider’s patients. See definition section Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 176O, § 1.

Return to Database Search

© 2018- The SLIHCQ DatabaseInitial funding for this project was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.

Associated Litigation:

No items found