Pa. law allows providers to apologize without fear of legal fallout

10/29/2013 | Pennsylvania Record, The · PhysiciansBriefing.com

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed the Benevolent Gesture Medical Professional Liability Act into law on Friday, allowing health care providers to apologize to patients for medical mistakes without the apology being held against them in lawsuits or disciplinary hearings. The law took less than a year for legislators to pass. Thirty-six other states have similar legislation.

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