2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 17B - INSURANCE
Section 17B:26-44.1 - Policy provision for reimbursement of dental services; payment regardless of discipline of provider
17B:26-44.1. Policy provision for reimbursement of dental services; payment regardless of discipline of provider
Notwithstanding any provision of a policy or individual health insurance contract hereafter delivered, issued for delivery, amended, renewed or ratified in this State, whenever such a policy or contract provides for reimbursement for any service which is within the lawful scope of practice of a duly licensed dentist, the following provisions shall apply:
a. A person covered under such policy or contract shall be entitled to reimbursement for such service regardless of whether the service is performed by a duly licensed physician or duly licensed dentist.
b. Equal reimbursement rates shall be paid for services performed, regardless of the discipline of the provider of the service.
L.1979, c. 161, s. 1, eff. July 19, 1979.