(a) When a contracting agent sells, leases, or transfers a health provider’s contract to a payor, the rights and obligations of the provider shall be governed by the underlying contract between the health care provider and the contracting agent.
(b) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
(1) “Contracting agent” has the meaning set forth in paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 4609.
(2) “Payor” has the meaning set forth in paragraph (3) of subdivision (d) of Section 4609.
(Added by renumbering Section 4610 (as added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 203) by Stats. 2004, Ch. 183, Sec. 264. Effective January 1, 2005.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018