2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 41 - Torts
Article 5 - Medical Malpractice Act
Section 41-5-28 - Payment of medical review commission expenses.

NM Stat § 41-5-28 (2016) What's This?

41-5-28. Payment of medical review commission expenses.

Unless otherwise provided by law, expenses incurred in carrying out the powers, duties and functions of the New Mexico medical review commission, including the salary of the director, shall be paid by the patient's compensation fund. The superintendent, in his capacity as custodian of the fund, shall disburse fund money to the director upon receipt of vouchers itemizing expenses incurred by the New Mexico medical review commission. The director shall supply the chief justice of the New Mexico supreme court with duplicates of all vouchers submitted to the superintendent. Expenses paid by the fund shall not exceed three hundred fifty thousand dollars ($350,000) in any single calendar year; provided, however, that expenses incurred in defending the commission shall not be subject to that maximum amount.

History: 1953 Comp., 58-33-28, enacted by Laws 1976, ch. 2, 29; 1991, ch. 264, 11; 1997, ch. 108, 1.

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