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HB 128 Insurance; insurers do not have to notify the Georgia Composite Medical Board of agreements to settle medical malpractice claims against physicians when the settlement resulted in the low payment under a high/low agreement; provide

Voted on Friday February 15, 2019

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

This legislation would ensure that if a physician is found not to be negligent in a case of medical malpractice, but still required to pay a "low" amount in what is referred to as a "high low agreement" with the plaintiff, the physician will no longer be required to report that to the Medical Composite Board.

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Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 162 100% Majority Vote
Nay 0 0%
Did not vote 0 0%
Excused 0 0%

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