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Abortion Complication Reporting Act Notice

Reference: MS Code, Section 41-41-77  
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According to Mississippi Code, Section 41-41-77, “The Abortion Complication Reporting Act”, is to take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2004.


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Under this act, physicians are required to file a written report with the Mississippi State Department of Health (MDH) “regarding each patient who comes under the physician's professional care and requires medical treatment or suffers death that the physician has a reasonable basis to believe is a primary, secondary or tertiary result of an induced abortion.” These reports shall be submitted to the MSDH, Office of Health Statistics within thirty (30) days of the discharge or death of the patient treated for the complication.

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