H.R. 2851 (103rd): Medical Liability Improvement Act of 1993

Introduced:
Aug 03, 1993 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
William “Bill” Thomas
Representative for California's 21st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Aug 03, 1993
Length
17 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3600 (Related)
Health Security Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 1994

 
Status

This bill was introduced on August 3, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Aug 03, 1993
Referred to Committee Aug 03, 1993
 
Full Title

To impose certain requirements on the resolution of medical malpractice liability claims, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require persons making certain medical malpractice payments to report such payments to the Secretary of the Treasury, and for other purposes.

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Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law

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8/3/1993--Introduced.
Medical Liability Improvement Act of 1993 - Sets forth provisions concerning, with respect to medical malpractice liability claims:
(1) limitations on attorney's fees;
(2) limitations on noneconomic damages;
(3) the statute of limitations;
(4) periodic payments for future losses;
(5) mandatory offsets for damages paid by a collateral source;
(6) certain obstetric services;
(7) joint and several liability; and
(8) preemption of inconsistent State law.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the reporting of certain medical malpractice payments.

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