2009 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Other than Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 882
Sponsored By:
Delegates Schuler and Bromwell
Physicians - Professional Liability Insurance Coverage - Notification and Posting Requirements


Requiring physicians licensed to practice medicine in the State to notify patients in writing and on each visit of specified information relating to professional liability insurance coverage; requiring physicians to maintain records of the signed patient notification and post specified information in their place of practice; authorizing the Board of Physicians to establish specified language for the notification; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Medical Malpractice
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Signs and Billboards

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health Occupations
( 14-508 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered