2013 Maryland Code
INSURANCE
§ 15-10B-02 - Purpose of subtitle


MD Ins Code § 15-10B-02 (2013) What's This?

The purpose of this subtitle is to:

(1) promote the delivery of quality health care in a cost effective manner;

(2) foster greater coordination between payors and providers conducting utilization review activities;

(3) protect patients, business, and providers by ensuring that private review agents are qualified to perform utilization review activities and to make informed decisions on the appropriateness of medical care; and

(4) ensure that private review agents maintain the confidentiality of medical records in accordance with applicable State and federal laws.

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