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HB 1129, 64th Regular Session
Relating to establishing the Texas Patients' Insurance Compensation Board; providing for the membership, duties, rule-making authority, and operating procedures of the Board; providing a method to hear and determine claims for bodily injury or death to patients as a result of a tort or breach of contract by a health care provider; providing for the filing of patients' claims and the procedures and standards for determination of the liability of health care providers; requiring that all health care providers be insured under a policy of patients' compensation insurance, as defined in the Act, or provide proof of financial responsibility; regulating patients' compensation insurance policy forms; establishing a Texas joint underwriting association to include all insurers authorized to write and engaged in writing patients' compensation insurance; providing a special schedule of compensation and awards; providing a source of funding for administration of this Act; providing for determination of attorneys' fees and awards and taxing of costs of proceedings.
Last action: Coauthor authorized
Author: Pike Powers
Health Care Providers
PATIENTS' INSURANCE COMPENSATION ACT OF TEXAS
PATIENTS' INSURANCE COMPENSATION BOARD, TEXAS
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed
House Committee: Insurance ()
April 1 1975
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