Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Department of Health
State Claims Agency
The State Claims Agency (SCA) has provided the following information in relation to the number of maternity cases and the total costs paid in 2016.
|Year||Number of Claims||Total paid in damages |
Maternity cases means all claims recorded under the location of 'Healthcare' and the speciality of 'Maternity Services' where costs were paid in 2016 and relates to acute hospitals and community care locations.
The SCA amended its reporting methodology from the start of Q2-2016. The reporting date is now payment date as opposed to transaction date.