2021 Colorado Code
Title 13 - Courts and Court Procedure
Article 64 - Health Care Availability Act
Part 3 - Financial Liability Requirements - Limitations
§ 13-64-303.5. Exclusion - Mental Health- Care Facilities

Universal Citation: CO Code § 13-64-303.5 (2021)

The provisions of section 13-64-301 do not apply to any outpatient mental health-care facility, including but not limited to a community mental health center or clinic, and to any extended care facility or hospice with sixteen or fewer inpatient beds, including but not limited to nursing homes or rehabilitation facilities. The department of public health and environment shall by rule establish financial responsibility standards which are less than those prescribed in this section for classes of health-care institutions which have less risk of exposure to medical malpractice claims or for other reasons that render the limits provided in section

  1. (b)
unreasonable or unattainable.

History. Source: L. 89: Entire section added, p. 762, § 2, effective July 1. L. 94: Entire section amended, p. 2730, § 346, effective July 1.

Cross references:

For the legislative declaration contained in the 1994 act amending this section, see section 1 of chapter 345, Session Laws of Colorado 1994.

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