2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Senator Kruse , Senator Prozanski , Representative Garrett , Representative Conger|
|Regular Sponsors:||Senator Bates , Senator Steiner Hayward|
|Bill Title:||Relating to resolution of matters related to health care; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Authorizes health care facility, health care provider and patient to file notice of adverse health care incident with Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
Sets forth procedures by which health care facilities, health care providers and patients may engage in discussion and mediation related to adverse health care incidents. Directs commission to use information received from notices of adverse health care incidents to improve patient outcomes and reduce frequency of adverse health care incidents. Prohibits insurers from taking certain actions based on notice of adverse health care incident. Establishes Task Force on Resolution of Adverse Health Care Incidents. Directs task force to report to Legislative Assembly. Sunsets on December 31, 2023. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|