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UPDATE - Big Win for Arkansas Hospitals: protecting the quality assurance process

March 29, 2019

By: Megan D. Hargraves, Benjamin D. Jackson, Devin R. Bates

Category: Health Care, Litigation

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Last month, we wrote that the Arkansas Court of Appeals had recently affirmed the critically important quality-assurance privilege in Arkansas, codified at Arkansas Code Annotated section 16-46-105. We also noted that that the Plaintiff was seeking review of the Court of Appeals’ decision with the Arkansas Supreme Court. Yesterday, in a short order, the Arkansas Supreme Court denied Plaintiff’s petition for review. The result is that the Court of Appeals’ decision remains intact, protecting the quality-assurance privilege in Arkansas.

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