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.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health and Human Services Committee
Bill Text: PDF
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5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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
HB 7077, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/15/2019 at 10:42 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 80 Medical Malpractice Stargel Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary
Citations - Statutes (5)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 456.057 Ownership and control of patient records; report or copies of records to be furnished; disclosure of information. Page 2 (pdf) 766.1035 Page 4 (pdf) 766.106 Notice before filing action for medical negligence; presuit screening period; offers for admission of liability and for arbitration; informal discovery; review. Page 7 (pdf) 766.118 Determination of noneconomic damages. Page 12 (pdf) 766.1181 Page 15 (pdf)
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