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§ 8-6C-22. Liability of other health care providers and personnel

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: June 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6c. Licensed Direct-Entry Midwives (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2015
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6C-22
§ 8-6C-22. Liability of other health care providers and personnel
In general
(a) Except for any willful or grossly negligent act, a health care provider or emergency room personnel who work at a hospital, or emergency medical services providers or ambulance personnel, may not be held civilly liable for an action arising solely from an injury resulting from an act or omission of a licensed direct-entry midwife, even if the person has consulted with the licensed direct-entry midwife or accepted a referral from the licensed direct-entry midwife.
Creation of physician-patient relationship
(b) A health care practitioner who consults with a licensed direct-entry midwife or receives notification of a delivery under § 8-6C-02(b)(15) of this subtitle or the transfer of records under § 8-6C-02(b)(16) of this subtitle but who does not examine or treat a patient of the licensed direct-entry midwife may not be deemed to have created a physician-patient relationship with the patient.


Added by Acts 2015, c. 393, § 1, eff. June 1, 2015.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6C-22, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-6C-22
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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