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31 Pa. Code § 244.1. Required provision for professional liability policies.

§ 244.1. Required provision for professional liability policies.

 A professional liability insurance policy issued or renewed on or after January 1, 1978, to a health care provider, as defined in the Health Care Services Malpractice Act (40 P. S. § §  1301.101—1301.1006), in fulfillment of the statutory insurance requirements under the act, shall include a provision requiring insureds thereunder to subscribe to and actively participate in a risk management plan sponsored by or acceptable to the insurance company and the Insurance Commissioner.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  244.1 amended under The Insurance Department Act of 1921 (40 P. S. § §  1—321); The Insurance Company Law of 1921 (40 P. S. § §  341—991); and sections 206, 506, 1501 and 1502 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  66, 186, 411 and 412); and the Health Care Services Malpractice Act (40 P. S. § §  1301.101—1301.1006).

Source

   The provisions of this §  244.1 adopted July 1, 1977, effective July 2, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1817; amended July 22, 1977, effective July 23, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 2060; renumbered February 9, 1979, 9 Pa.B. 498; amended September 18, 1987, effective November 18, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 3742. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (39848).

Cross References

   This section cited in 31 Pa. Code §  244.2 (relating to submission to Insurance Commissioner).



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