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House Bill 1197

House Bill 1197

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1197 (Updated February 26, 2001 3:54 PM - DI 84)

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. Amends the definition of "professional health care provider" concerning a nonprofit health care organization. Exempts from civil liability certain activities of a peer review committee that are made in good faith.
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In Committee - 2nd House
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