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The DC Code: § 31-2991 Closed claim analysis.

Index31 Insurance and Securities. (Refs & Annos)
Within 180 days of march 14, 2007, the Mayor shall submit legislation to the Council for the establishment of a database of closed obstetrician/gynecologist malpractice claims reports to be submitted by providers of medical malpractice insurance.
The legislation shall include a plan which shall:
Contain provisions to identify trends and develop recommendations for preventative action for adverse Obstetrician/Gynecologist events;
Ensure dissemination of best practices among Obstetrician/Gynecologist practitioners and facilities and shall include provisions for ensuring the implementation of these practices; and
Include provisions to study recommendations based on closed Obstetrician/Gynecologist malpractice claims in other jurisdictions.".

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws Law 16-263, the "Medical Malpractice Amendment Act of 2006", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-334, which was referred to Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 5, 2006, and December 19, 2006, respectively.  Signed by the Mayor on December 28, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-619 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C. Law 16-263 became effective on March 14, 2007. DC CODE § 31-2991 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 14, 2007, D.C. Law 16-263, § 402, 54 DCR 807.)