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PDFWAC 246-853-120

Malpractice suit reporting.

Every osteopathic physician shall, within sixty days after settlement or judgment, notify the board of any and all malpractice settlements or judgments in excess of twenty thousand dollars as a result of a claim or action for damages alleged to have been caused by a physician's incompetency or negligence in the practice of osteopathic medicine. Every osteopathic physician shall also report the settlement or judgment of three or more claims or actions for damages during a year as the result of the alleged physician's incompetence or negligence in the practice of osteopathic medicine regardless of the dollar amount of the settlement or judgment.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57.005. WSR 90-24-055 (Order 100B), recodified as § 246-853-120, filed 12/3/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.57A.020, 18.57.005 and 18.130.050. WSR 88-09-030 (Order PM 723), § 308-138-320, filed 4/15/88. Statutory Authority: 1979 c 117 § 3(6). WSR 79-12-065 (Order 323), § 308-138-320, filed 11/29/79.]
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