2019 Maryland Code
Title 27 - Unfair Trade Practices and Other Prohibited Practices
Subtitle 9 - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 27-910. Discrimination by health network

Universal Citation: MD Ins Code § 27-910 (2019)

    (a)    (1)    In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.

        (2)    “Enrollee” means an individual or member of an association or other private group arrangement entitled to health care services from a health network.

        (3)    “Health care service” has the meaning stated in § 19-701 of the Health - General Article.

        (4)    “Health network” means an entity that:

            (i)    holds a certificate of authority under this article or Title 19, Subtitle 7 of the Health - General Article; and

            (ii)    is organized to provide health care services to individuals or an enrolled population in a regional or service area.

    (b)    A health network may not deny health care services to an enrollee on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, national origin, or a protected category under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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