No accident and sickness insurance provider may contract to require that a dentist indemnify or hold harmless the accident and sickness insurance provider for any expenses and liabilities, including, without limitation, judgments, settlements, attorneys’ fees, court costs, and any associated charges, incurred in connection with any claim or action brought against the accident and sickness insurance provider based on the accident and sickness insurance provider’s management decisions or utilization review provisions for any patient.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 481, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-56. Prohibition against dentists being required to indemnify provider
- contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
- provider: means a health care professional or a health care facility. See Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-1.1