SB0450 (CH0209)

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Health Care Provider Malpractice Insurance - Scope of Coverage

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 209

Synopsis:Authorizing the inclusion, in a policy that insures a health care provider against damages due to medical injury arising from providing or failing to provide health care, of coverage for the defense of a health care provider in a specified disciplinary hearing if the cost of the included coverage is itemized in the billing statement, invoice, or declarations page for the policy and reported to the Maryland Insurance Commissioner in a form and manner required by the Commissioner.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Reilly, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Middleton, and Pugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1487
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0569 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Finance  View Committee HearingEconomic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Other than Health
Narrow Subject(s):Discipline
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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