Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Physician maintenance of certification. States that a hospital may not deny a physician hospital staff or admitting privileges solely because the physician refused to participate in maintenance of certification. Specifies that the medical licensing statute does not require a licensed physician to hold or maintain a board certification in a specialty medical area. Prohibits an accident and sickness insurer or a health maintenance organization from taking specified actions against a physician solely because the physician decided not to participate in maintenance of certification. Physician maintenance of certification. States that a hospital may not deny a physician hospital staff or admitting privileges solely because the physician refused to participate in maintenance of certification. Specifies that the medical licensing statute does not require a licensed physician to hold or maintain a board certification in a specialty medical area. Prohibits an accident and sickness insurer or a health maintenance organization from taking specified actions against a physician solely because the physician decided not to participate in maintenance of certification.