A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ENCOURAGE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE IN FREE CLINICS BY LIMITING THE LIABILITY OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IF THE FREE CLINIC PROVIDES PATIENTS WITH NOTICE OF LIMITED LIABILITY.
House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 90-21.16(d) to provide that a nonprofit community health referral service that refers low-income patients to medical or health care providers (was, to physicians) for free services is not liable for the acts or omissions of the medical or health care providers in rendering service if the referral service maintains liability insurance covering the acts and omissions of the referral service and any liability under (a) of the statute.
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