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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 15A: Payment of sums owed subscriber's estate

Section 15A. A dental service corporation which, upon the death of a subscriber, owes the subscriber's estate an aggregate sum not exceeding two thousand dollars under any contract for dental and surgical services, may, at any time not less than sixty days after the subscriber's death, pay such sum to the husband, wife and next of kin of the subscriber and any such payment made in good faith shall fully discharge the corporation to the extent thereof; provided, however, that this section shall not apply if, prior to the time of such payment, the corporation has received a written claim under the subscriber's contract from any executor, administrator, or special administrator of the subscriber's estate.