The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
This online version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is primarily maintained for legislative drafting purposes and reflects the version of law that is effective on January 1st of the year following the most recent legislative session. The official version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is published by Thomson Reuters.
A. A contract, entered into or renewed on or after January 1, 2011, between a health care services organization and a dentist who is licensed to practice in this state shall not require the dentist to provide services to an individual covered under an evidence of coverage based on a fee set by the health care services organization unless the services for which the fee applies is a covered service under the individual's evidence of coverage.
B. This section does not restrict the ability of a health care services organization to establish dental benefits for services offered by plans that are administered but not insured by the health care services organization.
C. For the purposes of this section, "covered service" means a service for which any reimbursement is available under an evidence of coverage without regard to contractual limitations by a deductible, copayment, coinsurance, waiting period, annual or lifetime maximum, frequency limitation, alternative benefit payment, exclusion or other limitation.