2013 Maryland Code
§ 15-119 - Uniform consultation referral forms -- In general

MD Ins Code § 15-119 (2013) What's This?


(a) This section applies to insurers and nonprofit health service plans that issue or deliver individual, group, or blanket health insurance policies in the State.

(b) An entity subject to this section that requires insureds to have a written referral to receive consultation services shall use the uniform consultation referral form adopted by the Commissioner under § 15-120 of this subtitle as the sole instrument for referrals for consultation services.

(c) An entity subject to this section may not impose as a condition of coverage a requirement to:

(1) modify the uniform consultation referral form; or

(2) submit additional consultation referral forms.

(d) The uniform consultation referral form:

(1) shall be properly completed by the health care provider that refers the insured for consultation services; and

(2) may be transmitted electronically.

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