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§ 14-415. Misleading advertising, solicitations, or evidence of coverage prohibited

West's Annotated Code of MarylandInsurance

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Entities that Act as Health Insurers
Subtitle 4. Dental Plan Organization Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Insurance, § 14-415
§ 14-415. Misleading advertising, solicitations, or evidence of coverage prohibited
In general
(a) A dental plan organization or its representative may not cause or knowingly allow:
(1) advertising that is untrue or misleading;
(2) solicitation that is untrue or misleading; or
(3) any form of evidence of coverage that is deceptive.
Restrictions relating to name of organization, evidence of coverage, and literature
(b) Unless a dental plan organization holds a certificate of authority as an insurer, the dental plan organization may not use in its name, evidence of coverage, or literature:
(1) the words “insurance”, “assurance”, “casualty”, “surety”, or “mutual”; or
(2) any other words descriptive of the insurance, casualty, or surety business or deceptively similar to the name or description of an insurer authorized to do business in the State.
Enforcement by Commissioner
(c) The Commissioner shall enforce this section.
Powers of Attorney General
(d) This subtitle does not limit the powers of the Attorney General and the procedures with respect to consumer fraud.

Credits

Added by Acts 1997, c. 35, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 48A, § 592.
MD Code, Insurance, § 14-415, MD INSURANCE § 14-415
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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