patient compensation fund

patient compensation fund

a fund usually established by state law, commonly financed by a surcharge on malpractice premiums, and used to pay malpractice claims.

patient compensation fund

A governmentally administered account used as a treasury from which disbursements are made to those injured as a result of incompetence or malpractice by health care providers.
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Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) Legislation - Working on bill draft that provides a separate license for APRN, title protection for APRN and the four roles (NP, CNS, CRNA and CNM), named in Patient Compensation Fund.
Having a patient compensation fund leads to about a 30 percent reduction in the probability that a physician moves.
In a 5-2 ruling, the court determined it was unconstitutional for the state to transfer $200 million from a patient compensation fund that doctors pay into, and the state must repay the money with interest and lost earnings.
Thus, we include in our analysis a dummy variable, which equals one if the insurer operates in a state with a patient compensation fund, and zero otherwise.
Nonetheless, fiscal balance remains narrow and anticipates receipt of revenues from tribal gaming revenues and patient compensation fund transfers, both currently being litigated; combined amounts of disputed revenues are $230 million.
Supervision of The final rule was published in Nurses with APNP by Physician April clarifying the conditions for Prescriptive as a Requirement which the physician supervision Authority under the Patient requirements are met under the Compensation Fund Patient Compensation Fund.
The LRC also doubt the Governor's approach of establishing a patient compensation fund will do anything to help physicians afford liability coverage.
Fiscal balance is narrow and anticipates receipt of revenues from tribal gaming revenues and patient compensation fund transfers, both currently being litigated; combined amounts of disputed revenues are $230 million.
Title Protection, Admitting Privileges, Infringement on Scope of Practice, APRN Consensus Model, and the Patient Compensation Fund are just a few of the policy issues explored by Wisconsin APN associations at a February 8, 2010 meeting sponsored by the WNA APN Forum.
The major element of insurance reform appears to be creation of a patient compensation fund.
Approval by the Patient Compensation Fund means that CCRRG's insured members in Indiana can now access the Indiana Patient Compensation Fund (IPCF) and avail themselves to the benefits therein.
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