HB 2885 - DIGEST

Creates the maternal mortality review panel to conduct comprehensive, multidisciplinary reviews of maternal deaths in the state to identify factors associated with the deaths and make recommendations for system changes to improve health care services for women.

Requires health care providers, health care facilities, clinics, laboratories, and medical examiners to report maternal deaths to the panel and to the secretary of the department of health.

Exempts the following from disclosure under the public records act: The panel's proceedings, records, and opinions.