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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title XLV
TORTS
Chapter 766
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND RELATED MATTERS
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F.S. 766.1015
766.1015 Civil immunity for members of or consultants to certain boards, committees, or other entities.
(1) Each member of, or health care professional consultant to, any committee, board, group, commission, or other entity shall be immune from civil liability for any act, decision, omission, or utterance done or made in performance of his or her duties while serving as a member of or consultant to such committee, board, group, commission, or other entity established and operated for purposes of quality improvement review, evaluation, and planning in a state-licensed health care facility. Such entities must function primarily to review, evaluate, or make recommendations relating to:
(a) The duration of patient stays in health care facilities;
(b) The professional services furnished with respect to the medical, dental, psychological, podiatric, chiropractic, or optometric necessity for such services;
(c) The purpose of promoting the most efficient use of available health care facilities and services;
(d) The adequacy or quality of professional services;
(e) The competency and qualifications for professional staff privileges;
(f) The reasonableness or appropriateness of charges made by or on behalf of health care facilities; or
(g) Patient safety, including entering into contracts with patient safety organizations.
(2) Such committee, board, group, commission, or other entity must be established in accordance with state law or in accordance with requirements of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, established and duly constituted by one or more public or licensed private hospitals or behavioral health agencies, or established by a governmental agency. To be protected by this section, the act, decision, omission, or utterance may not be made or done in bad faith or with malicious intent.
History.s. 9, ch. 2003-416; s. 2, ch. 2004-7.
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