§ 56-30-101 Short title
§ 56-30-102 Chapter definitions
§ 56-30-103 Nonprofit dental service corporation — Creation
§ 56-30-104 Articles of incorporation — Approval by commissioner
§ 56-30-105 Board of directors
§ 56-30-106 Subscribers — Rates
§ 56-30-107 Right to establish or operate plan
§ 56-30-108 Right to become participating dentists — Method of diagnosis and treatment unrestricted — Private dentist-patient relationship
§ 56-30-109 Agreements with participating dentists
§ 56-30-110 Contracts approved by commissioner
§ 56-30-111 Applications for licenses — Accompanying documents — Filing fee
§ 56-30-112 Issuance of license — Prerequisites
§ 56-30-113 Investment of funds
§ 56-30-114 Limitation of expenses
§ 56-30-115 Purchase of liability insurance authorized
§ 56-30-116 Financial and statistical records
§ 56-30-117 Annual statement — Form — Filing fee
§ 56-30-118 Examination — Rehabilitation or liquidation
§ 56-30-119 Fees and taxes
§ 56-30-120 License renewal — Agents’ certificate of authority
§ 56-30-121 Orders of commissioner — Publication of regulations — Rates
§ 56-30-122 Suspension or cancellation of license — Withdrawal of approval of documents — Revocation and amendment of certificate, order, authority or consent
§ 56-30-123 Revocation of license for violation of chapter
§ 56-30-124 Review of order of commissioner — Writ of certiorari
§ 56-30-125 Subscription contract — Duration — Renewal — Termination — Forfeiture of membership — Deferment of inception coverage
§ 56-30-126 Subscription contract — Form — Certificate furnished subscriber — Provisions
§ 56-30-127 Form of subscription certificate
§ 56-30-128 Subscriptions for dental care for needy — Governmental or private contributions authorized
§ 56-30-129 Settlement of dispute or controversy by commissioner — Review of decision
§ 56-30-130 Construction of chapter
§ 56-30-131 Laws relating to practice of medicine and surgery or dentistry or other insurance not affected
§ 56-30-132 Non-applicability of the Consumer Health Care Advocacy Act
§ 56-30-133 Maintenance of business records by electronic means

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 56 > Chapter 30

  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: means a person designated in the subscription certificate referred to in subdivision (10), as entitled to the dental services referred to in subdivision (10). See Tennessee Code 56-30-102
  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 56-30-102
  • common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • Dental service: means professional services rendered by persons duly licensed under the laws of this state to practice dentistry and all services defined as constituting the practice of dentistry as set out in title Tennessee Code 56-30-102
  • Department: means the department of commerce and insurance. See
  • dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • insurance company: includes all corporations, associations, partnerships, or individuals engaged as principals in the business of insurance. See
  • liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Nonprofit dental service corporation: means any corporation organized pursuant to this chapter for the purpose of establishing, maintaining and operating a nonprofit dental service plan, and that employs the service benefit concept in the majority of the programs it administers. See Tennessee Code 56-30-102
  • Nonprofit dental service plan: means a plan whereby specified dental service is provided by a nonprofit dental service corporation to subscribers to the plan. See Tennessee Code 56-30-102
  • Participating dentist: means a dentist licensed to practice dentistry in this state under title Tennessee Code 56-30-102
  • Person: means any association, aggregate of individuals, business, company, corporation, individual, joint-stock company, Lloyds-type organization, organization, partnership, receiver, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, trustee or society. See
  • Person: includes a natural person, a corporation, an association, a common law trust or corporation. See Tennessee Code 56-30-102
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subscriber: means a person obligated under a reciprocal insurance agreement. See
  • Subscriber: means a person to whom a subscription certificate is issued by a dental care service plan corporation that sets forth the beneficiaries and the kind and extent of dental service for which the corporation is liable to make payment. See Tennessee Code 56-30-102
  • Subscription: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105