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§27-63-1  Immunity for reporting health care fraud. –

Published: 2015

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Health Care Fraud Reporting Immunity

SECTION 27-63-1

   § 27-63-1  Immunity for reporting health

care fraud. –

(a) No insurer, agent authorized by the insurer to act on its behalf, or other

person shall be subject to any civil or criminal liability in any cause of

action for releasing or providing in good faith to a law enforcement agency

factually accurate information relating to suspected or discovered health

insurance fraud.

   (b) No employer shall discharge, or in any manner

discriminate or retaliate against any person who, in good faith, makes a report

to law enforcement, testifies, or is about to testify in any proceeding about

the health care fraud.

   (c) Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to

limit the rights and remedies available to a person pursuant to chapter 33 of

title 9 or chapter 50 of title 28.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1998, ch. 59, § 1.)