Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Malpractice limitations. Raises the aggregate damages that may be obtained for the death of an adult person from $300,000 to $1,250,000. Requires the health finance commission to study during the 2014 legislative interim: (1) whether additional training for health facility employees is needed and the funding mechanism to provide the training; and (2) whether additional oversight and regulation of health facilities are necessary for the safety of health facility residents. Malpractice limitations. Raises the aggregate damages that may be obtained for the death of an adult person from $300,000 to $1,250,000. Requires the health finance commission to study during the 2014 legislative interim: (1) whether additional training for health facility employees is needed and the funding mechanism to provide the training; and (2) whether additional oversight and regulation of health facilities are necessary for the safety of health facility residents.