Civil immunity for volunteer health care providers.

Authors: Representative David Frizzell

Co-authors: Representative Dennis Zent, Representative Thomas Washburne, Representative Todd Huston, Representative Vernon Smith, Representative Eric Allan Koch, Representative B Patrick Bauer, Representative Gregory Steuerwald, Representative Doug Miller

Sponsors: Senator Patricia Miller, Senator Jeff Raatz, Senator Pete Miller

Co-Sponsors: Senator Jon Ford, Senator Lonnie Randolph

Digest

Specifies criteria for civil immunity from liability for certain volunteer health care providers. Requires the Indiana professional licensing agency to establish and maintain a health care volunteer registry. Provides that an approval of a location where the provision of health care services in which a provider may be immune from civil liability is valid for up to two years. Requires a person who meets the criteria for immunity from civil liability to provide a certain records and results of laboratory and imaging based screenings and tests to the patient. Requires that a person that provides the location where the health care service is provided do so without compensation as a condition of immunity. Allows a person that provides a health care service to provide recommendations for testing.