Responsible Care Act open to malpractice suits

December 1997
FoodService Director;12/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p24
Trade Publication
Focuses on pending legislation in the United States Congress in December of 1997 which could subject employers with self-insured health plans to the same medical malpractice liability that applies to doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Why employers are opposed to the Patient Access to Responsible Care Act; How the act would eliminate federal rules preventing states from imposing inconsistent and costly regulations on employee health benefit plans.


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