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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5270

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 710

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. BUCK-TAYLOR, 67th Dist.

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING PEER REVIEW PANELS IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That sections 52-190a and 52-190c of the general statutes be amended to establish a process by which peer review panels consisting of physicians, medical professionals and individuals outside the medical profession review claims of alleged negligence by a health care provider to determine whether there is probable cause that such claims have been made in good faith prior to the action being referred to mandatory mediation as provided in section 52-190c of the general statutes.

Statement of Purpose:

To establish a peer review process for claims of alleged negligence by a health care provider.