This notice is from The Guardian – Reeve
|Recent legislation in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas and Wyoming prohibits insurers from compensating dentists on a discounted fee-for-service basis if the procedure performed by the dentist is not covered by their plan. Consequently, Guardian can no longer require network dentists located in these states to charge patients a discounted fee for procedures that are not included as covered benefits under their plan. The effective dates of the legislation are as follows:
Guardian has notified planholders in these states.