§ 20-1001 Definitions
§ 20-1002 Establishment of prepaid dental plan organizations
§ 20-1003 Application for certificate of authority
§ 20-1004 Issuance of certificate of authority
§ 20-1005 Deposit requirement; exception
§ 20-1006 Reserve requirement; exception
§ 20-1006.01 Risk-based capital requirements; minimum capital and surplus
§ 20-1007 Membership coverage by prepaid dental plan organizations
§ 20-1008 Examination of prepaid dental plan organization
§ 20-1009 Annual report to director
§ 20-1010 Taxes
§ 20-1011 Operational expenses
§ 20-1012 Prohibited practices
§ 20-1013 Regulation of agents
§ 20-1014 Examination
§ 20-1015 Suspension or revocation of certificate of authority; civil penalties
§ 20-1016 Rehabilitation, liquidation or conservation of prepaid dental plan organization
§ 20-1018
§ 20-1019 Order of benefit determination for dental care

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 20 > Chapter 4 > Article 7

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Member: means an individual who is enrolled in a group prepaid dental plan as a principal subscriber together with such person's dependents who are entitled to dental care services under the plan solely because of their status as dependents of the principal subscriber. See Arizona Laws 20-1001
  • Membership coverage: means any certificate or contract issued to a member setting out the dental coverage to which such member is entitled. See Arizona Laws 20-1001
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Prepaid dental plan: means any contractual arrangement whereby any prepaid dental plan organization undertakes to provide directly or to arrange for prepaid dental services and to pay or make reimbursement for any remaining portion of such prepaid dental services on a prepaid basis through insurance or otherwise. See Arizona Laws 20-1001
  • Prepaid dental plan organization: means any person who undertakes to conduct one or more prepaid dental plans providing only dental services. See Arizona Laws 20-1001
  • Prepaid dental services: means services included in the practice of dentistry as described in section 32-1202. See Arizona Laws 20-1001
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215