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

Aug 03, 1993 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)
Died (Referred to Committee)
William “Bill” Thomas
Representative for California's 21st congressional district
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Aug 03, 1993
17 pages
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This bill was introduced on August 3, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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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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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