Proposed Texas Dental Bill Indicates Greater Regulation

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 12:57 PM EDT) -- Proposed SB 151 (introduced on Dec. 21, 2012, to the Texas state Senate[1]) would amend Texas state law to require dental service organizations (DSOs) to register with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. For purposes of the bill, a DSO means an entity that is not wholly owned by dentists and that provides various administrative and management services to a dentist under a dental service agreement (or management agreement).

If passed into law, DSOs would also be required to include in their services agreements explicit...
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