A. Except as otherwise provided by law, no dental plan organization shall be organized, conducted, or offered in the Commonwealth other than in the manner set forth in this chapter.
B. This chapter shall not apply to a prepaid dental services plan organized under Chapter 45 (§ 38.2-4500 et seq.) of this title, a health maintenance organization or limited health care services plan licensed to provide dental services under Chapter 43 (§ 38.2-4300 et seq.) of this title, any health service plan licensed under Chapter 42 (§ 38.2-4200 et seq.) of this title, or any insurer whose activities are regulated under other provisions of this title.
C. Nothing contained in this chapter prohibits any dentist individually, in partnership with other dentists, or as part of a professional corporation of dentists from entering into agreements directly with his own patients, or with a parent, guardian, conservator, spouse, or other family member acting on such patient’s behalf, involving payment for professional services to be rendered or made available in the future.
2004, c. 668.