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S.B. 150

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NEGLIGENT CREDENTIALING

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2011 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: J. Stuart Adams

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House Sponsor: Gregory H. Hughes

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill provides that a medical malpractice cause of action based on negligent
             10      credentialing will not be recognized in this state.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    provides that negligent credentialing as a cause of action will not be recognized in a
             14      medical malpractice action.
             15      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             16          None
             17      Other Special Clauses:
             18          None
             19      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             20      ENACTS:
             21          78B-3-425, Utah Code Annotated 1953
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             23      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             24          Section 1. Section 78B-3-425 is enacted to read:
             25          78B-3-425. Prohibition on cause of action for negligent credentialing.
             26          It is the policy of this state that the question of negligent credentialing, as applied to
             27      medical providers in malpractice suits, is not recognized as a cause of action.






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