Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1200) or Chapter 1.3 (commencing with Section 1248) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code, and does not include health care institutions that are defined in paragraph (2). "Health care provider" includes the legal representatives of a health care provider and the health care provider's employer, professional corporation, partnership, or other form of legally recognized professional practice organization.
Ca. Civ. Code § 3333.2