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  • Acts
  • 2000
  • Chapter 199 AN ACT RELATIVE TO DENTAL REFERRAL SERVICES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


Section 52A of chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

If a registered dentist contracts with a referral service and a fee is required for the registered dentist to be part of the referral service network, the referral service shall disclose the existence of the fee arrangement in any newspaper, radio or television advertisement, or in any display sign, personal solicitation or other manner of advertising. The disclosure shall plainly state the existence of the fee arrangement between the referral service and the dentists belonging to the referral service network and shall further state that only dentists who pay a fee are participants in such service.

Approved August 8, 2000.