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Access to Liability Insurance Coverage

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports medical malpractice immunity for physicians serving as nursing home medical directors except where allegations involve a patient under their direct care, or where allegations involve willful or intentional misconduct, recklessness, or gross negligence in the performance of their medical director responsibilities.

(Report E-2004, adopted 11/14/2004)
(reaffirmed, Report I-2009, Item 2-61, adopted 11/01/2009) (reaffirmed, NCMS Policy Review 2015 Report, Item 72, adopted 10/24/2015)