211 CMR 123.07 - Disclosures to Consumers

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

Every claimant under a plan shall be given full and adequate disclosure on a form approved by the Commissioner. The disclosure form shall be given to the claimant prior to, or at the same time as, any payment being made. The disclosure form shall be given with the appraisal and at such other times as the insurer may determine, and shall state, with the appraisal and at such other times as the insurer may determine, and shall state that:

(1) the claimant may elect to accept direct payment under the plan and receive a list of all registered repair shops pursuant to 211 CMR 123.06(2), or he or she may choose to pursue the claim without regard to the plan;
(2) if the claimant accepts direct payment, he or she may choose to have repairs made at any repair shop, whether or not the shop is an insurer's referral shop;
(3) if the claimant accepts direct payment, the claimant may choose a shop that is an insurer's referral shop in which case the insurer will guarantee the materials and workmanship of the repair, and the cost of the repair to the claimant will not exceed the amount of the insurer's direct payment to the claimant plus any applicable deductible;
(4) the procedure for resolving claimants' disputes under the plan; and
(5) such other information as will aid the claimant in exercising his or her rights under the plan.

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211 CMR 123.07

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