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Medical Review Panels
Kentucky has taken the first step toward tort reform, creating Medical Review Panels (MRPs) to review claims of malpractice against healthcare providers before legal action can be filed in court. Senate Bill 4, passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. Matt Bevin, created the panels, which are administered by CHFS. More information on MRPs  

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Last Updated 10/17/2017