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§ 180.60. Definitions

The following terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings:
(1) Doctor–As defined by Labor Code § 401.011(17), a doctor of medicine, osteopathic medicine, optometry, dentistry, podiatry, or chiropractic who is licensed and authorized to practice.

(2) Medical Case Review–A review of a particular case by a Medical Quality Review Panel (MQRP) member regarding professional medical services, delivery of health care, or the quality of a health care practitioner’s opinion, recommendation or report. Medical case review includes but it is not limited to review of a treating doctor, peer review doctor, designated doctor, another health care practitioner, an independent review organization, an insurance carrier, or a utilization review agent.

The provisions of this §180.60 adopted to be effective January 1, 2013, 37 TexReg 8839.

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§ 180.60. Definitions

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Title 28. Insurance

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