State Law

MA. General Laws-Part I-Title XXII-Chapter 176O. Health Insurance Consumer Protections

08/08/2023 Massachusetts Section 5

Contracts; liability

Liability-insurer shifting to physician

No contract between a carrier, including a dental or vision carrier, and a health, dental or vision care provider for the provision of services to insureds may require the provider to indemnify the carrier 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 carrier based on the carrier’s management decisions, utilization review provisions or other policies, guidelines or actions.