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55 Pa. Code § 41.119. General scope of discovery.

§ 41.119. General scope of discovery.

 (a)  Parties may obtain discovery regarding a matter, not privileged, that is relevant to the claim or defense of another party in a provider appeal, including the existence, description, nature, custody, condition and location of the books, documents or other tangible things and the identity and location of persons having knowledge of a discoverable matter.

 (b)  Except to the extent inconsistent with or as otherwise provided in this chapter, discovery shall be governed by Pa.R.C.P 4001—4020 as authorized by this chapter. The term ‘‘court’’ as used in the Pa.R.C.P. means ‘‘Bureau’’; the term ‘‘prothonotary’’ or ‘‘clerk of court’’ as used in the Pa.R.C.P. means ‘‘Formal Docketing Unit.’’

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  41.92 (relating to expedited disposition procedure for certain appeals); 55 Pa. Code §  41.111 (relating to disclosures); and 55 Pa. Code §  41.134 (relating to discovery motions).

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