|HB 1369 - DIGEST|
Changes the composition and duties of the maternal mortality review panel.
Authorizes the department of health to request and receive data for specific maternal deaths from the department of children, youth, and families and its licensees and providers.
Requires hospitals and licensed birth centers to make an effort to report deaths that occur during pregnancy or within forty-two days of the end of pregnancy to the local coroner or medical examiner.
Requires a county to be reimbursed, from the death investigations account, if the county bears the cost of an autopsy related to maternal mortality.