Health Care Law

Pa. Superior Court Case Explores Nuances of HCQIA Immunity

, The Legal Intelligencer

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The Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA), 42 U.S.C.A. §11101 et seq., is a federal law that has, inter alia, a goal of fostering meaningful peer review within health care entities, without participants having a fear of legal action based upon their participation. In accordance with this goal, HCQIA provides statutory immunity from damages to professional review bodies and certain others associated with it, as long as they comply with the HCQIA.

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