TITLE 27
Insurance

CHAPTER 27-20.1
Nonprofit Dental Service Corporations

SECTION 27-20.1-1


§ 27-20.1-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(1) "Dental service" means the professional services rendered by persons duly licensed under the laws of this state to practice dentistry, and prosthetic dentures, bridges, appliances, or other structures to be used and worn as substitutes for natural teeth, prosthetic appliances, orthodontic appliances, precious metal, and ceramic restorations, necessary in connection with the services and supplied by licensed persons, and drugs, medicines, supplies, and nursing care necessary in connection with the services, or expense indemnity for the services, prosthetic dentures, bridges, appliances, or other structures to be used and worn as substitutes for natural teeth, prosthetic appliances, orthodontic appliances, precious metal and ceramic restorations, drugs, medicines, supplies, and care, as may be specified in any nonprofit dental service plan. Dental service shall not be construed to include hospital services;

(2) "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;

(3) "Nonprofit dental service plan" means a plan by which specified dental service is provided to subscribers to the plan by a nonprofit dental service corporation; and

(4) "Subscribers" means those persons or groups of persons who contract with a nonprofit dental service corporation for dental service pursuant to a nonprofit dental service plan.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1959, ch. 183, § 1.)