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      Senate Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedNovember 21st, 2013

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Title

Standard of Care Protection Act

Official Title

A bill to limit the establishment of certain standards of care or duties of care owed by health care providers to patients in any medical malpractice or medical product liability action or claim.

Summary

Standard of Care Protection Act - Provides that the development, recognition, or implementation of any guideline or other standard under any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the health care-related parts of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, or titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act shall not be construed to establish the standard or duty of care owed by a health care provider to a patient in any medical malpractice or medical product liability action or claim. Prohibits such health care provisions from being construed to preempt any state or common law governing medical malpractice or medical product liability actions or claims.

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