ORS 735.515¹
Charges for services not covered by contract

(1) As used in this section:

(a) “Dental services contract” means a contract between an insurer and a provider or a group of providers to provide dental health services for enrollees. “Dental services contract” does not include a contract of employment or a contract creating legal entities and ownership thereof that are authorized under ORS chapter 58, 60 or 70, or other similar professional organizations permitted by statute.

(b) “Enrollee” means a person entitled to receive dental health benefits from an insurer.

(c) “Provider” means a person licensed or otherwise authorized by the laws of this state to administer dental health services in the ordinary course of business or practice of a profession.

(2) A dental services contract may not restrict the price that a provider may charge for services provided to an enrollee unless the services are covered by the insurer. [2010 c.74 §2]

Note: 735.515 (Charges for services not covered by contract) was added to and made a part of the Insurance Code by legislative action but was not added to ORS chapter 735 or any series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 735—Alternative Insurance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors735.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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