THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Session of 2011
INTRODUCED BY AUMENT, BAKER, BEAR, BLOOM, BOYD, R. BROWN,CLYMER, COX, CREIGHTON, CUTLER, DENLINGER, GILLEN, GINGRICH,GRELL, GROVE, HESS, KAUFFMAN, KILLION, KNOWLES, LAWRENCE,METCALFE, METZGAR, RAPP, ROAE, SACCONE, STERN, SWANGER,TURZAI AND VULAKOVICH, OCTOBER 24, 2011REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON INSURANCE, OCTOBER 24, 2011AN ACTAmending the act of March 20, 2002 (P.L.154, No.13), entitled"An act reforming the law on medical professional liability;providing for patient safety and reporting; establishing thePatient Safety Authority and the Patient Safety Trust Fund;abrogating regulations; providing for medical professionalliability informed consent, damages, expert qualifications,limitations of actions and medical records; establishing theInterbranch Commission on Venue; providing for medicalprofessional liability insurance; establishing the MedicalCare Availability and Reduction of Error Fund; providing formedical professional liability claims; establishing the JointUnderwriting Association; regulating medical professionalliability insurance; providing for medical licensureregulation; providing for administration; imposing penalties;and making repeals," further providing for medical facilityreports and notifications, for definitions and for penalties;and providing for abortion facilities.The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvaniahereby enacts as follows:Section 1. Section 313(f) of the act of March 20, 2002(P.L.154, No.13), known as the Medical Care Availability andReduction of Error (Mcare) Act, amended May 1, 2006 (P.L.103,No.30), is amended to read:Section 313. Medical facility reports and notifications.