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HB 7077: Medical Malpractice

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Gregory

Medical Malpractice; Creates an optional communication & resolution program; establishes criteria; provides that certain documents & communications are confidential; specifies that patient waives right to bring medical malpractice action under limited circumstances; provides access to medical information presuit process; provides for waiver of physician-patient privilege; provides for review of records & interviews with treating physicians; provides for calculation of medical damages; specifies that certain contracts are not subject to discovery or disclosure in certain actions; limits amount of damages in certain actions involving liens or subrogation claims by certain payors.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health and Human Services Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/15/2019 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 434
3/18/2019 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 446
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health and Human Services Committee