Code of the District of Columbia

§ 31–2991. Closed claim analysis.

(a) Within 180 days of march 14, 2007, the Mayor shall submit legislation to the Council for the establishment of a database of closed obstetrician/gynecologist malpractice claims reports to be submitted by providers of medical malpractice insurance.

(b) The legislation shall include a plan which shall:

(A) Contain provisions to identify trends and develop recommendations for preventative action for adverse Obstetrician/Gynecologist events;

(B) Ensure dissemination of best practices among Obstetrician/Gynecologist practitioners and facilities and shall include provisions for ensuring the implementation of these practices; and

(C) Include provisions to study recommendations based on closed Obstetrician/Gynecologist malpractice claims in other jurisdictions.