45:6-18.1. Extra fee for completion of dental claim form; penalty
1. No dentist and no professional service corporation engaged in the practice of dentistry in this State shall charge a patient an extra fee for services rendered in completing a dental claim form in connection with a health insurance policy. Any person violating this act shall be subject to a fine of $100.00 for each offense.
Such penalty shall be collected and enforced by summary proceedings pursuant to “the penalty enforcement law” (N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq.). The Superior Court and municipal court shall have jurisdiction within its territory of such proceedingS.Process shall be either in the nature of a summons or warrant and shall issue in the name of the State, upon the complaint of the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry, as plaintiff.
L.1975,C. 299,S.1; amended 1991,C. 91,S.451.
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