Governor Kitzhaber Commends Senate Passage of SB 483

March 5, 2013 – Governor Kitzhaber statement on Senate passage of SB 483:
“I applaud the Senate for its bipartisan passage of Senate Bill 483. This important legislation will help resolve many serious medical events before they go to court by allowing health care providers and patients to have early discussions in a confidential setting,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “I committed last year to bring a proposal to the legislature to ensure that our medical liability system fits within our shared vision of health system transformation and I am glad to see the Legislature moving forward with this important bill. I appreciate the hard work of so many Oregonians to make this possible.”
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