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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Maternal mortality review committee. Requires the state department of health (state department) to establish a statewide maternal mortality review committee (committee) and sets forth membership and duties of the committee. Specifies confidentiality of records reviewed by the committee. Requires a health care provider or health care facility that has a patient who dies of a maternal mortality to report the death to the committee and sets forth immunity provisions for the provider or facility. Requires the committee to submit a report to the state department before July 1 of each year concerning the committee's reviews and requires the state department Maternal mortality review committee. Requires the state department of health (state department) to establish a statewide maternal mortality review committee (committee) and sets forth membership and duties of the committee. Specifies confidentiality of records reviewed by the committee. Requires a health care provider or health care facility that has a patient who dies of a maternal mortality to report the death to the committee and sets forth immunity provisions for the provider or facility. Requires the committee to submit a report to the state department before July 1 of each year concerning the committee's reviews and requires the state department to post the report on the state department's Internet web site and make the report available for public inspection. Provides civil and criminal immunity to committee members in discussing confidential matters before the committee. ... View more