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2015 Regular Session



Health Care Malpractice Claims - Use of Clinical Practice Guidelines

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring a claim for damages due to medical injury to be referred to the Director of the Health Care Alternative Dispute Resolution Office to select an independent medical review panel if a defendant asserts as a defense that specified clinical practice guidelines apply and the defendant acted in accordance with the guidelines; requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations establishing clinical practice guidelines for obstetrical and gynecological services; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Senators Pugh and Muse
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Judicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Alternative Dispute Resolution -see also- Arbitra; Mediation
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Review Boards
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-2A-03A, 3-2A-03B)
Article - Health - General
(2-701, 2-702)

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October 24, 2017 4:48 P.M.