MCL - Section 333.24504

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978


333.24504 Definitions; P.

Sec. 24504.

    (1) "Participating health facility" means a health facility that, under contract with a carrier, or with the carrier's contractor or subcontractor, agrees to provide health care services to individuals who are covered by health benefit plans issued or administered by the carrier and to accept payment by the carrier, contractor, or subcontractor for the services covered by the health benefit plans as payment in full, other than coinsurance, copayments, or deductibles.
    (2) "Participating provider" means a provider who, under contract with a carrier, or with the carrier's contractor or subcontractor, agrees to provide health care services to individuals who are covered by health benefit plans issued or administered by the carrier and to accept payment by the carrier, contractor, or subcontractor for the services covered by the health benefit plans as payment in full, other than coinsurance, copayments, or deductibles.
    (3) "Patient's representative" means any of the following:
    (a) A person to whom a nonemergency patient has given express written consent to represent the patient.
    (b) A person authorized by law to provide consent for a nonemergency patient.
    (c) A provider who is treating a nonemergency patient, but only if the patient is unable to provide consent.
    (4) "Provider" means an individual who is licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized to engage in a health profession under article 15, but does not include a dentist licensed under part 166.
    
    


History: Add. 2020, Act 234, Imd. Eff. Oct. 22, 2020
Popular Name: Act 368