2013 Maryland Code
§ 15-10B-12 - Private review agent -- Penalties

MD Ins Code § 15-10B-12 (2013) What's This?

(a) Criminal. --

(1) A person who violates any provision of § 15-10B-11 of this subtitle is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a penalty not exceeding $ 1,000.

(2) Each day a violation is continued after the first conviction is a separate offense.

(b) Equitable relief; restitution; administrative. -- In addition to the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, if any person violates any provision of § 15-10B-11 of this subtitle, the Commissioner may:

(1) deny, suspend, or revoke the certificate to do business as a private review agent;

(2) issue an order to cease and desist from acting as a private review agent without holding a certificate issued under this subtitle;

(3) require a private review agent to make restitution to a patient who has suffered actual economic damage because of the violation; and

(4) impose an administrative penalty of up to $ 5,000 for each violation of any provision of this subtitle.

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