DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
County hospital privileges. Provides that a licensed health care provider of chiropractic, optometry, or podiatry is eligible for privileges to provide patient care at a county hospital. Allows a county hospital's governing board to establish certain standards and rules to govern a health care provider's practice in the hospital and the granting and retaining of a health care provider's privileges. Allows a health care provider to appear before a peer review committee before being granted privileges and to have a hearing before a peer review committee before the health care provider's privileges are terminated. Exempts from civil liability certain activities of a peer review committee that are made in good faith.