Health Maintenance Organizations

SECTION 27-41-48

§ 27-41-48. Additional relief and damages – Reinstatement.

(a) A physician or other medical provider who alleges a violation of this act may bring a civil action for appropriate injunctive relief, actual and punitive damages and costs including reasonable attorney fees.

(b) An action commenced pursuant to this chapter may be brought in the superior court for the county where the alleged violation occurred, the county where the complainant resides or the county in which the insurer maintains its principal place of business.

(c) The court rendering a judgment in an action under this act shall order, as the court considers appropriate, reinstatement of the provider agreement.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 167, § 4.)