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      RS 39:1539     


§1539. Medical malpractice

           A. Medical malpractice judgments and settlements payable by the state pursuant to Part IV of Subchapter E of Chapter 5-D of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 shall be funded and paid from the Self-Insurance Fund; however, all such medical malpractice claims shall continue to be administered, controlled, and adjudicated only in accordance with the provisions contained in that Part.

           B. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the state and state agencies which are covered under or protected from any actual payment of liability by the provisions of R.S. 40:1237.1 shall be assessed and shall pay premiums to the office of risk management in accordance with the standards and criteria set forth in R.S. 39:1536.

           Added by Acts 1980, No. 520, §1, eff. July 1, 1980. Amended by Acts 1987, No. 785, §1, eff. July 17, 1987; Acts 1988, No. 60, §1, eff. July 1, 1988.

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