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Article - Health Occupations


    (a)    This section does not apply to a physician or group of physicians who:

        (1)    Have exclusive contracts with a health maintenance organization;

        (2)    Treat only the patients of the health maintenance organization; and

        (3)    Agree to accept full assignment for covered services rendered.

    (b)    If a physician is engaged in the private practice of medicine in this State, the physician shall display a notice written in English that is plainly visible to patients in the office of the physician concerning whether the physician:

        (1)    Is a participating physician under the Medicare program and, therefore, accepts assignment for all Medicare claims;

        (2)    Accepts Medicare assignment on a case-by-case basis; or

        (3)    Does not accept Medicare assignment in any case.

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