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NAVIGATING RECENT JUDICIAL
DECISIONS on the scope of

Peer
Review
Privilege
in Pennsylvania

By BENJAMIN A. POST, Esquire,
and JOSHUA T. CALO, Esquire,
Post & Post, LLC

S

ince 1974, health care providers
have relied on the Pennsylvania
Peer Review Protection Act (PRPA),
to allow them to candidly and
openly evaluate the care of their peers,
without fear of adverse repercussions in
alleged medical malpractice litigation. Historically, such candid evaluations could not
be discovered in alleged malpractice lawsuits.
Instead, such evaluations were protected by
a " peer review privilege. "

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