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§ 449.52. Indemnity and defense for active practitioners

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: August 19, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1G. Volunteer Health Services Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: August 19, 2002
35 P.S. § 449.52
§ 449.52. Indemnity and defense for active practitioners
A health care practitioner who provides health care services at an approved clinic without remuneration under an active nonvolunteer license shall be entitled to indemnity and defense under the terms of whatever liability insurance coverage is maintained by or provided to the practitioner to comply with the act of October 15, 1975 (P.L. 390, No.111),1 known as the Health Care Services Malpractice Act, or the act of March 20, 2002 (P.L. 154, No. 13),2 known as the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (Mcare) Act, in the scope of their regular practice. No health care practitioner may be surcharged or denied coverage for rendering services at an approved clinic. Nothing set forth in this section shall limit a carrier's right to refuse coverage or to adjust premiums on the basis of meritorious claims against the practitioner.


1996, Dec. 4, P.L. 893, No. 141, § 10.2, added 2002, June 19, P.L. 406, No. 58, § 3, effective in 60 days.


40 P.S. § 1301.701 et seq.
40 P.S. § 1303.101 et seq.
35 P.S. § 449.52, PA ST 35 P.S. § 449.52
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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