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§ 1303.503. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 40 P.S. InsuranceEffective: October 23, 2007

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 40 P.S. Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5C. Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Medical Professional Liability
Effective: October 23, 2007
40 P.S. § 1303.503
§ 1303.503. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Commission.” The Interbranch Commission on Venue established in section 514.1
“Department.” The Insurance Department of the Commonwealth.
“Health care provider.” A primary health care center, a personal care home2 licensed by the Department of Public Welfare pursuant to the act of June 13, 1967 (P.L. 31, No. 21),3 known as the Public Welfare Code, or a person, including a corporation, university or other educational institution licensed or approved by the Commonwealth to provide health care or professional medical services as a physician, a certified nurse midwife, a podiatrist, hospital, nursing home, birth center, and an officer, employee or agent of any of them acting in the course and scope of employment.
“Informed consent.” The consent of a patient to the performance of a procedure in accordance with section 504.4

Credits

2002, March 20, P.L. 154, No. 13, § 503, imd. effective. Affected 2007, July 25, P.L. 402, No. 56, § 8(11), effective in 90 days [Oct. 23, 2007].
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Prior Laws:
1975, Oct. 15, P.L. 390, No. 111, § 103 (40 P.S. § 1301.103).
1976, July 15, P.L. 1028, No. 207, § 1.
1985, Nov. 6, P.L. 311, No. 78, § 1.
1996, Feb. 23, P.L. 27, No. 10, § 9.
1996, Nov. 26, P.L. 776, No. 135, § 1.

Footnotes

40 P.S. § 1303.514.
Reference in this section to personal care home, personal care boarding home, personal care housing or personal care home administrator construed to also include assisted living residence or assisted living residence administrator, pursuant to 2007, July 25, P.L. 402, No. 56, § 8, effective in 90 days [Oct. 23, 2007].
60 P.S. § 101 et seq. (repealed).
40 P.S. § 1303.504.
40 P.S. § 1303.503, PA ST 40 P.S. § 1303.503
Current through 2017 Regular Session Act 32
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