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31 Pa. Code § 242.1. Purpose.

§ 242.1. Purpose.

 The purpose of this chapter is to provide uniform procedures and forms to enable insurance companies and self-insurers to comply with the liability insurance provisions of the act, to promulgate guidelines and requirements governing the purchase of insurance by health care providers as mandated by the act, and to issue regulations necessary to properly effectuate the administrative and financial operations of the Fund.


   The provisions of this §  242.1 adopted October 15, 1976, effective October 16, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2565; amended October 7, 1977, effective October 8, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2893; renumbered February 9, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 489. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (30245).

Notes of Decisions

   These provisions provide for resolution of complaints of adverse agency action, and as such, do not provide adequate remedy or preclude litigant from seeking relief in court, where issue is Cat Fund’s failure to pay share of malpractice claim settlement, which places Fund in position of defendant, as opposed to its designed position of participant and/or arbiter. Ohio Cas. Group of Ins. Companies v. Argonaut Ins. Co., 525 A.2d 1195 (Pa. 1987).

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