MCL - Section 333.16243

Act 368 of 1978

333.16243 Reports; reporting name of licensee, amount of damages awarded, or amount of approved settlement.

Sec. 16243.

    (1) The department or a disciplinary subcommittee appointed under section 16216 may request and shall receive the following reports:
    (a) Information from a licensed health care facility as to disciplinary action taken by it under section 20175.
    (b) Information from an insurer providing professional liability insurance as to claims or actions for damages against a licensee; settlements in any amount; a final disposition not resulting in payment on behalf of the insured; or a personal injury claimed to have been caused by an error, omission, or negligence in the performance of the insured professional services. An insurer that receives a request under this subdivision shall submit the information requested directly to the department.
    (c) Information from a court in this state as to a felony or misdemeanor conviction of a licensee or registrant or a judgment against a licensee or registrant finding the licensee or registrant negligent in an action for malpractice, whether or not the judgment is appealed.
    (d) A report by a licensee or registrant under section 16222.
    (e) Information provided by the National Practitioner Data Bank, and reports from the Michigan health care arbitration program.
    (f) Reports from any other appropriate source necessary for determination of the competency and safety of the practice of a licensee. Appropriate sources include, but are not limited to, appointed public and private professional review entities and public and private health insurance programs.
    (2) Within 10 days after the entry of a judgment against a licensee finding the licensee negligent in an action for malpractice or the approval by a court of a settlement in an action for malpractice, the clerk of the court in which the judgment was entered or the settlement approved shall prepare and immediately forward to the department on a form prescribed by the department a report setting forth the name of the licensee and the amount of damages awarded or the amount of the approved settlement.

History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978 ;-- Am. 1986, Act 174, Imd. Eff. July 7, 1986 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 79, Eff. Apr. 1, 1994 ;-- Am. 2016, Act 103, Eff. Aug. 1, 2016
Compiler's Notes: Section 3 of Act 174 of 1986 provides: “This amendatory act shall only apply to contested cases filed on or after July 1, 1986.”
Popular Name: Act 368