2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 378
Medical Malpractice Insurance Reform Act; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of rates, underwriting rules, and related organizations with regard to insurance, so as to enact the "Medical Malpractice Insurance Reform Act"; to provide a short title; to require medical malpractice insurers to file rates, rating plans, rating systems, and underwriting rules; to require that medical malpractice insurers develop rates based on each insurer´s experience in this state; to provide for the content of experience filings; to prohibit the retention of excess loss reserves; to require medical malpractice insurers to file certain reports and information; to provide for a summary report to the General Assembly by the Commissioner of Insurance and the contents thereof; to authorize the Commissioner to promulgate certain rules and regulations; to provide for public hearings in connection with certain medical malpractice insurance filings; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/13/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/12/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/10/2007 - House Hopper