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2011 Regular Session
At the request of: (at the request of House Interim Committee on Health Care)
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Regular Sponsors: (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to direct entry midwifery; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Makes certain data discovered during peer review of licensed direct entry midwife inadmissible.
Prohibits person from bringing cause of action against licensed physician or hospital for injuries to patient resulting from care provided by direct entry midwife not at hospital. Requires Center of Health Statistics to collect and report data on all birth and fetal deaths occurring in Oregon. Increases, for biennium beginning July 1, 2011, limitation on expenditures from fees, moneys and other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts, but excluding lottery funds and federal funds, collected or received by Oregon Health Authority for purpose of collecting and reporting data. Eliminates member from State Board of Direct Entry Midwifery. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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