17:48E-12 Eligible providers’ services.
12. In any contract entered into by a health service corporation, which includes coverage for health care services provided by a physician, coverage shall be deemed to include health care services provided by a registered bio-analytic laboratory or physical therapist, a certified nurse-midwife, a registered professional nurse, or a licensed podiatrist, dentist, optometrist, psychologist or chiropractor, when the provider performs an eligible service within the scope of his practice and for which he is not being compensated by a hospital or other health care facility. The practices of the providers of health care services shall be deemed to be within the provisions of this act and the providers shall have the privileges and benefits in the scope of their practices under this act afforded hereunder to other approved providers of health care services in the scope of their practices.
L.1985,c.236,s.12; amended 2005, c.259, s.28.
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