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House Bill 1124

House Bill 1124

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF HB1124 (Updated February 29, 2000 3:21 PM - DI 84)

Health. Requires a hospital with at least 100 beds to have in place policies governing immediate response to inpatient medical emergencies and specifies certain issues that the policies must address. Allows oral allegation of a breach of the laws or rules governing health facilities. Requires the state department of health to investigate all breach allegations. Establishes the quality improvement and education fund. Requires that 50% of the fines collected for violations by health facilities be deposited in this fund. Specifies that a penalty may be imposed for each violation or repeat of a violation. Prohibits the collection from certain facilities of a fine under state law in addition to a monetary penalty under federal law.
Current Status:
Signed by President of Senate
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