Accession Number:

ADA143435

Title:

Guidelines for Investigating Malpractice Claims - A Claims Officer's Perspective

Descriptive Note:

Student rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

A brief guideline for the new Claims Officer on how to investigate medical malpractice claims. From the vantage point of a former base Claims Officer, it provides a practical description of the investigation process, including tips on interviewing physicians and preparing the 7-point memorandum. It contains frequent references to actual claims investigated by the author.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE